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abbey
used in Henry VIII

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Definition
a building where monks or nuns live or lived
  • Among the crowds i' the Abbey, where a finger Could not be wedg'd in more.
    4.1 — Act 4 Scene 1 — A street in Westminster (59% in)
  • At last, with easy roads, he came to Leicester, Lodg'd in the abbey; where the reverend abbot, With all his covent, honourably receiv'd him; To whom he gave these words: "O, father abbot, An old man, broken with the storms of state, Is come to lay his weary bones among ye; Give him a little earth for charity!"
    4.2 — Act 4 Scene 2 — Kimbolton (11% in)

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