abbeylike

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

abbey +‎ -like

Adjective[edit]

abbeylike (comparative more abbeylike, superlative most abbeylike)

  1. Resembling or characteristic of an abbey.
    • 1981, William Scheller, Train trips: exploring America by rail, page 67:
      Fort Tryon Park, just north of the George Washington Bridge, is the site of the Cloisters, an imposing abbeylike structure housing the Metropolitan Museum's medieval collections.