Abbot of Unreason

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English abbot of unreason

Noun[edit]

Abbot of Unreason (plural Abbot of Unreasons)

  1. (usually capitalized) Elected leader in old Scottish celebrations; Lord of Misrule.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Philip Babcock Gove (editor), Webster's Third International Dictionary of the English Language, Unabridged (G. & C. Merriam Co., 1976 [1909], ISBN 0-87779-101-5)