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abbacies


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Abbacy  \Ab"ba*cy\  ([a^]b"b[.a]*s[y^]),  n.;  pl  {Abbacies} 
  (-s[i^]z).  [L.  abbatia,  fr  abbas,  abbatis,  abbot.  See 
  {Abbey}.] 
  The  dignity,  estate,  or  jurisdiction  of  an  abbot. 




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