abbotship

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

abbot +‎ -ship

Noun[edit]

abbotship (plural abbotships)

  1. The state, term, or office of an abbot; abbacy. [First attested around 1350 to 1470.][1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ “abbotship” in Lesley Brown, editor-in-chief; William R. Trumble and Angus Stevenson, editors, The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles, 5th edition, Oxford; New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press, 2002, ISBN 978-0-19-860457-0, page 3.