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abbotric

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English abbod + rice (realm, rule)[1]

NounEdit

abbotric (plural abbotrics)

  1. (obsolete) Alternative form of abbacy. [Attested prior to 1150 until the early 18th century.][1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 “abbotric” in Lesley Brown, editor-in-chief; William R. Trumble and Angus Stevenson, editors, The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles, 5th edition, Oxford; New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press, 2002, ISBN 978-0-19-860457-0, page 3.