Abbess (Crossword clue)

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This page shows answers to the clue Abbess, followed by 6 definitions like “The superior of a group of nuns”, “A woman who is the superior of a convent of nuns” and “Mother superior the superior of a group of nuns”.


Definitions of “Abbess”
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• Mother superior the superior of a group of nuns
• A female superior or governess of a nunnery, or convent of nuns
• An abbess (Latin abbatissa, feminine form of abbas
• Abbess was 16th to 19th century slang for the mistress of a brothel
• An Abbess is the female superior of a community of nuns in certain religious orders
• The title of a superior of certain communities of nuns following the Benedictine Rule
• Female superior of a nunnery (usually Benedictine) which has canonical status as an abbey

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