abbatie

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Noun[edit]

abbatie (plural abbaties)

  1. (obsolete) The office, tenure, estate, or jurisdiction of an abbot. [First attested around 1150 to 1350.]

References[edit]

  • Lesley Brown (editor), The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 [1933], ISBN 978-0-19-860575-7), page 3