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What does the term abbess meaning?
What’s the difference between an abbess and a nun?
What is another word for abbess?
What is the role of an abbess?
Abbesses sometimes functioned in roles equal to those of secular and religious male leaders. Abbesses often had significant control over the secular life of surrounding communities, acting as landlords, revenue collectors, magistrates, and managers.
What are male nuns called?
What is the leader of nuns called?
Can an abbess give a blessing?
How do you address an abbess?
What is a Mother Superior called?
What is the antonym of Abbess?
How do you use abbess in a sentence?
- The special feature of the institute was that the abbess ruled the monks as well as the nuns. …
- And one ran quickly and told the good abbess, or mistress of the abbey, what strange thing had happened. …
- At the request of the abbess he became an inmate of the monastery.