What does the word abbot mean?

Usage examples for abbot

  1. " You must go to the Abbot," he said. – The Saint by Antonio Fogazzaro Commentator: William Roscoe Thayer
  2. Yet ten years elapsed before the Abbey of Battle was sufficiently completed to receive an abbot. – England of My Heart--Spring by Edward Hutton
  3. But the abbot spoke; " And am I not to see you again?" – The Scottish Chiefs by Jane Porter