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abbey
used in David Copperfield

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Definition a building where monks or nuns live or lived
  • On the first occasion I started up in alarm, to learn that she inferred from a particular light in the sky, that Westminster Abbey was on fire; and to be consulted in reference to the probability of its igniting Buckingham Street, in case the wind changed.
    Chapters 34-36 (31% in)
  • We had turned back to follow her, having encountered her coming towards us; and Westminster Abbey was the point at which she passed from the lights and noise of the leading streets.
    Chapters 46-48 (38% in)

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