Abbot

Meaning as a surname: A baptismal name `son of Abraham`.
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abbot

[n] - the superior of an abbey of monks
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abbot

Male superior of a monastery or abbey (usually of the Benedictine family or certain congregations of canons regular). The Rule of St Benedict describes the abbot as the father of his community and...
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Abbot

Ab'bot noun [ Anglo-Saxon abbod , abbad , Latin abbas , abbatis , Greek 'abba^s , from Syriac abbā father. Confer Abba , Abbé .] 1. The superior or head of an abbey. 2. One of a class of bishops whose sees were fo...
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abbot

archimandrite noun the superior of an abbey of monks
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Abbot

• (n.) The superior or head of an abbey. • (n.) One of a class of bishops whose sees were formerly abbeys.
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abbot

the superior of a monastic community that follows the Benedictine Rule (Benedictines, Cistercians, Camaldolese, Trappists) and of certain other ... [5 related articles]
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Abbot

Abbot is a English boy name. The meaning of the name is `abbey father` Abbot,Abbott The name Abbot doesn`t appear In the US top 1000 most common names over de last 128 years. The name Abbot seems to be unique!
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Abbot

The USS Abbot was an American Fletcher Class destroyer of 2050 tons displacement built under the 1940-41 programme. The USS Abbot was powered by four Babcock and Wilcox boilers providing a top speed of 36 knots. She carried a complement of 353 and was armed with five 5 inch guns; six 40 mm Bofors anti-aircraft guns; ten 20 mm Oerlikon anti-aircraft...
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Abbot

An abbot is the superior of a community of monks. The word abbot ultimately derives from the Syriac abba, meaning father. The lady of similar rank to an abbot being called abbess. An abbess, however, was not, like the abbot, allowed to exercise the spiritual functions of the priesthood, such as preaching, confessing, etc; nor did abbesses ever succ...
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Abbot

The Vickers Abbot was a British self-propelled gun developed during the 1950s for use by the British army in the Rhine. The Abbot was armed with a 155 mm gun, one 7.62 mm anti-aircraft machine-gun and three smoke dischargers. A crew of four were protected by armour ranging from 6 to 12 mm thick. A Rolls-Royce six-cylinder diesel engine provided a t...
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Abbot

[disambiguation] An abbot is the head of a monastery. Abbot may also refer to: ==Names== ==Places== ==Other== ...
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Abbot

[crater] Abbot is named after the American astrophysicist Charles Greeley Abbot. It was designated Apollonius K before being given its name by the IAU. Apollonius itself lies to the east of the crater Abbot. ...
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Abbot

The word abbot, meaning father, is a title given to the head of a monastery in various traditions, including Christianity. This article is intended to present facts related to the role and history associated with abbots in Christianity. The office may also be given as an honorary title to a clergyman who is not actually the head of a monastery. Th...
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Abbot

Superior of a monastery of a monastic order
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