"abbey" Definition


  1. n. A monastery or society of persons of either sex, secluded from the world and devoted to religion and celibacy; also, the monastic building or buildings.
  2. n. The church of a monastery.

Dictionary Stats for "abbey"

Position in dictionary: 256 of 111710 words.
Word Types: n., n.,
Words that start with abbey: 2
Words that end with abbey: 1
Words that contain abbey: 2
Next words in dictionary: abbeys, abbot, abbotship, abbreviate, abbreviated
Previous words in dictionary: abbess, abbe, abbatical, abbatial, abbacy

Definition of abbey

See all english dictionary definitions, the word type, and other useful information for the word "abbey". The definition of the word "abbey" is pulled from the 1913 edition of Webster's Unabridged Dictionary. The meaning of this word, and other stats related to "abbey", including the position in the dictionary, the number of words that contain, start and end with, and stats related to this word are also extracted from this dictionary version.