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abbot
used in Tess of the d'Urbervilles

4 uses
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Definition
a person in charge of a group of monks
  • Against the north wall was the empty stone coffin of an abbot, in which every tourist with a turn for grim humour was accustomed to stretch himself.
    5 — The Woman Pays (29% in)
  • "I have to preach at Abbot's-Cernel at six this evening, and my way lies across to the right from here.
    6 — The Convert (10% in)
  • He turned to a hunting-gate in the hedge and, without letting his eyes again rest upon her, leapt over and struck out across the down in the direction of Abbot's-Cernel.
    6 — The Convert (12% in)
  • But there was another hour's work before the layer of live rats at the base of the stack would be reached; and as the evening light in the direction of the Giant's Hill by Abbot's-Cernel dissolved away, the white-faced moon of the season arose from the horizon that lay towards Middleton Abbey and Shottsford on the other side.
    6 — The Convert (48% in)

There are no more uses of "abbot" in Tess of the d'Urbervilles.

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