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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ABBEY

They may have been removed there from the abbey for safety at the time of the dissolution.

His spirit must be chastened, as must that of many more in this Abbey.

Henry's body was carried home, and buried in the Abbey of Hales.

Here, Chilvers, I want you to do a couple of columns on that stunt at the Abbey this morning!

Abbey was fetched immediately, but he only arrived in time to see me on the block.

I opened the door, and Jarrett, followed by Abbey, made signs to me not to speak.

Jarrett and Abbey caused the crowd to make way, and I got out.

Jarrett repeated my words to Abbey, who applied to the Chief of Police.

I had my sister, Abbey, Jarrett, and the principal artistes at my table.

Jarrett, however, winked at Abbey, who was there as we entered.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-13c., "convent headed by an abbot or abbess," from Anglo-French abbeie, Old French abaïe, from Late Latin abbatia, from abbas (genitive abbatis); see abbot.

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