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  • English Word Abattoirs Definition of Abattoir
  • English Word Abature Definition Grass and sprigs beaten or trampled down by a stag passing through them.
  • English Word Abatvoix Definition The sounding-board over a pulpit or rostrum.
  • English Word Abawed Definition Astonished; abashed.
  • English Word Abaxial Definition Alt. of Abaxile
  • English Word Abaxile Definition Away from the axis or central line; eccentric.
  • English Word Abay Definition Barking; baying of dogs upon their prey. See Bay.
  • English Word Abb Definition Among weavers, yarn for the warp. Hence, abb wool is wool for the abb.
  • English Word Abb wool Definition See Abb.
  • English Word Abba Definition Father; religious superior; -- in the Syriac, Coptic, and Ethiopic churches, a title given to the bishops, and by the bishops to the patriarch.
  • English Word Abbacies Definition of Abbacy
  • English Word Abbacy Definition The dignity, estate, or jurisdiction of an abbot.
  • English Word Abbatial Definition Belonging to an abbey; as, abbatial rights.
  • English Word Abbatical Definition Abbatial.
  • English Word Abbe Definition The French word answering to the English abbot, the head of an abbey; but commonly a title of respect given in France to every one vested with the ecclesiastical habit or dress.
  • English Word Abbess Definition 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. See Abbey.
  • English Word Abbey Definition A monastery or society of persons of either sex, secluded from the world and devoted to religion and celibacy; also, the monastic building or buildings.
  • English Word Abbey Definition The church of a monastery.
  • English Word Abbeys Definition of Abbey
  • English Word Abbot Definition The superior or head of an abbey.
  • English Word Abbot Definition One of a class of bishops whose sees were formerly abbeys.
  • English Word Abbotship Definition The state or office of an abbot.
  • English Word Abbreviate Definition To make briefer; to shorten; to abridge; to reduce by contraction or omission, especially of words written or spoken.
  • English Word Abbreviate Definition To reduce to lower terms, as a fraction.
  • English Word Abbreviate Definition Abbreviated; abridged; shortened.
  • English Word Abbreviate Definition Having one part relatively shorter than another or than the ordinary type.
  • English Word Abbreviate Definition An abridgment.
  • English Word Abbreviated Definition of Abbreviate
  • English Word Abbreviated Definition Shortened; relatively short; abbreviate.
  • English Word Abbreviating Definition of Abbreviate