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abbeysPart of speech: Noun Usage examples "abbeys":
- So, although Jedburgh is supposed to be the most historic town of the Lowlands, we hardly looked at it in our haste to see the Abbey, and to rush on to other Abbeys- a dayful of Abbeys! - "The Heather-Moon", C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson.
- So it came about that they built great houses there and reared beautiful abbeys and churches for the welfare of their souls. - "Love Eternal", H. Rider Haggard.
- On the other hand, the Cistercian houses were all abbeys, and their abbots sovereigns in alliance or confederation with one another, and exercising over their several convents supreme jurisdiction, though recognizing the Abbot of Citeaux as their over- lord. - "The Coming of the Friars", Augustus Jessopp.