[ US /ˈæbət/ ]
[ UK /ˈæbət/ ]
  1. the superior of an abbey of monks
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  • By 1000 most English bishops were monks, and both bishops and abbots deliberated with lay magnates in the king's council.
  • More than 50 cask ales, lagers and ciders will be on available, including Abbot Ale, Cumberland Ale, Titanic Iceberg and Sam Smith's Old Brewery Bitter.
  • Trash and harrowingly low budgets are the point of a Versus movie, as the genre's pioneers well knew back when they were churning out Abbott And Costello Meet Frankenstein/The Invisible Man/The Mummy. Cowboys & Aliens: the Versus movie without Versus in its name
  • Mr Abbott noted that it was unfortunate he had been verballed'' by some protesters. | Top Stories
  • Tony Abbott certainly believes if you repeat it often enough a baseless assertion becomes fact.
  • The Sub – Prior readily obeyed the first part of the Abbot’s injunction, but paused upon the second — “It is Friday, most reverend,” he said in Latin, desirous that the hint should escape, if possible, the ears of the stranger. The Monastery
  • This is true with the exception that of "Decorated" architecture there are but few examples, and it is probable that very little new work was done in connection with this cathedral until the monastery became vastly enriched by Abbot Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Gloucester [2nd ed.] A Description of Its Fabric and A Brief History of the Espicopal See
  • There are various classes of Secular Abbots; some have both jurisdiction and the right to use the pontifical insignia; others have only the abbatical dignity without either jurisdiction or the right to pontificalia; while yet another class holds in certain cathedral churches the first dignity and the privilege of precedence in choir and in assemblies, by reason of some suppressed or destroyed conventual church now become the cathedral. The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 1: Aachen-Assize
  • Many canonists hold that the subdiaconate, being of merely ecclesiastical institution, was formerly amounted one of the minor orders of the Church, and infer that before the time of Urban II (1099), Abbots could have given that order. The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 1: Aachen-Assize
  • The entire class hooted with laughter, and poor Mr Abbott just looked a bit confused.
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