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abbatialPart of speech: Adjective Usage examples "abbatial":
- About the year 1450, Thomas Bromele, abbot of the mitred monastery of Hyde near Winchester, entertained in his own abbatial house within that monastery eight young gentlemen, or gentiles pueri, who were placed there for the purpose of literary instruction, and constantly dined at the abbotÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ s table. - "Early English Meals and Manners", Various.
- The abbatial residence, still existent, has a curious exterior pulpit built into the wall, examples of which are not too frequent in France. - "Castles and Chateaux of Old Touraine and the Loire Country", Francis Miltoun.
- The result is an abbatial church unlike all other abbatial churches. - "Sketches of Travel in Normandy and Maine", Edward A. Freeman Commentator: W. H. Hutton.