Definition of Abbess. Meaning of Abbess. Synonyms of Abbess

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Definition of Abbess

Abbess
Abbess Ab"bess ([a^]b"b[e^]s), n. [OF. abaesse, abeesse, F. abbesse, L. abbatissa, fem. of abbas, abbatis, abbot. See Abbot.] A female superior or governess of a nunnery, or convent of nuns, having the same authority over the nuns which the abbots have over the monks. See Abbey.

Meaning of Abbess from wikipedia

- In Christianity, an abbess (Latin abbatissa, feminine form of abbas, abbot) is the female superior of a community of nuns, which is often an abbey. In...
- itself makes no mention of her role as abbess. It is possible that the will was written before Æthelgifu became abbess, or it is possible that these estates...
- family and was taken in out of charity. Beaulieu tells the Mother Superior (Abbess) that she works for the Red Cross. A novice nun at the convent is grieving...
- known as Saint Hildegard and Sibyl of the Rhine, was a German Benedictine abbess, writer, composer, philosopher, Christian mystic, visionary, and polymath...
- Steer as Blachevelle Lorcan Cranitch as Chief Inspector Georgie Glen as Abbess Anna Calder-Marshall as Madame Rully Natalie Simpson as Sister Simplice...
- iz]; 1090?/1100–1? – 16 May 1164) was a French nun, writer, scholar, and abbess, best known for her love affair and correspondence with Peter Abélard. Héloïse...
- the garden without permission. The Mother Abbess joins her in song ("My Favorite Things"). The Mother Abbess tells her that she should spend some time...
- souls of its inhabitants. Gabriel is the first feature directed by Shane Abbess, who also co-wrote the screenplay with Matt Hylton Todd. It stars Andy Whitfield...
- Osiris Child) is a 2016 Australian science fiction film directed by Shane Abbess and starring Daniel MacPherson, Kellan Lutz, and Rachel Griffiths. "Set...
- Titular Emeritus Parish: Priest Deacon Consecrated life Superior Abbot/Abbess General Provincial Prior/Prioress Grand Master Brother Friar Monk Sister...
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