abbotric

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Etymology[edit]

From Old English abbod + rice (realm, rule)[1]

Noun[edit]

abbotric (plural abbotrics)

  1. (obsolete) An abbacy. [Attested prior to 1150 until the early 18th century.][1]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Lesley Brown (editor), The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 [1933], →ISBN), page 3