\ˈabət], \ˈabət], \ˈa_b_ə_t]\
Definitions of ABBOT
- 1919 - The Winston Simplified Dictionary
- 1899 - The american dictionary of the english language.
- 1894 - The Clarendon dictionary
- 1919 - The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
- 1790 - A Complete Dictionary of the English Language
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By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
By Daniel Lyons
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
By James Champlin Fernald
Originally a father or aged monk, but afterwards the superior of an abbey. Abbots regular were abbots in function as well as name; abbots commendatory were guardians of abbeys, drawing part of the revenues. The abbot of misrule or abbot of unreason, in Scotland, was a sort of histrionic character, similar to the lord of misrule in England.
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.