Abbotship

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Abbotship The state or office of an abbot.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n abbotship The state or office of an abbot.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Abbot, + -ship,

Usage

In literature:

Three forbidden things of a church: a nun as bellringer, a veteran in the abbotship, a drop upon the altar.
"The Triads of Ireland" by Kuno Meyer
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