Associations to the word «Abbess»

Wiktionary

ABBESS, noun. A female superior or governess of a nunnery, or convent of nuns, having the same authority over the nuns which the abbots have over the monks. [First attested around 1150 to 1350]

Dictionary definition

ABBESS, noun. The superior of a group of nuns.

Wise words

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