abbey

What is the difference between monastic and abbey?

monastic | abbey |


As nouns the difference between monastic and abbey

is that monastic is a person with monastic ways; a monk while abbey is the office or dominion of an abbot or abbess {{defdate|first attested around 1150 to 1350}}.

As a adjective monastic

is of or relating to monasteries or monks.

What is the difference between abbot and abbey?

abbot | abbey |


As nouns the difference between abbot and abbey

is that abbot is the superior or head of an abbey or monastery {{defdate|first attested around the early 12th century}}{{reference-book | last = dobbie | first = elliott k | coauthors = dunmore, c william, et al | editor = barnhart, robert k| title = chambers dictionary of etymology | origyear = 1998 | year = 2004 | publisher = chambers harrap publishers ltd | location = edinburgh, scotland | isbn =0550142304 | pages = 2}}{{reference-book | last =| first = | authorlink = | coauthors = | editor =brown, lesley | others = | title = the shorter oxford english dictionary | origdate = | origyear = 1933| origmonth = | url = | format = | accessdate = | accessyear = | accessmonth = | edition = 5th | date = | year =2003| month = | publisher =oxford university press | location =oxford, uk | language = | id = | doi = | isbn =978-0-19-860575-7 | lccn = | ol = | pages =3| chapter = | chapterurl = | quote =}} while abbey is the office or dominion of an abbot or abbess {{defdate|first attested around 1150 to 1350}}.

What is the difference between celibacy and abbey?

celibacy | abbey |


As nouns the difference between celibacy and abbey

is that celibacy is abstaining from marriage; the state of being unmarried while abbey is the office or dominion of an abbot or abbess {{defdate|first attested around 1150 to 1350}}.

What is the difference between secluded and abbey?

secluded | abbey |


As a adjective secluded

is hidden, isolated, remote.

As a verb secluded

is (seclude).

As a noun abbey is

the office or dominion of an abbot or abbess {{defdate|first attested around 1150 to 1350}}.

What is the difference between monastery and abbey?

monastery | abbey |

Abbey is a see also of monastery.


As nouns the difference between monastery and abbey

is that monastery is place of residence for members of a religious community (especially monks) while abbey is the office or dominion of an abbot or abbess {{defdate|first attested around 1150 to 1350}}.

What is the difference between abbey and abbess?

abbey | abbess |

Abbey is a related term of abbess.


As nouns the difference between abbey and abbess

is that abbey is the office or dominion of an abbot or abbess {{defdate|first attested around 1150 to 1350}} while abbess is a female superior or governess of a nunnery, or convent of nuns, having the same authority over the nuns which the abbots have over the monks {{defdate|first attested around 1150 to 1350}}{{reference-book | last =| first = | authorlink = | coauthors = | editor =brown, lesley | others = | title = the shorter oxford english dictionary | origdate = | origyear = 1933| origmonth = | url = | format = | accessdate = | accessyear = | accessmonth = | edition = 5th | date = | year =2003| month = | publisher =oxford university press | location =oxford, uk | language = | id = | doi = | isbn =978-0-19-860575-7 | lccn = | ol = | pages =3| chapter = | chapterurl = | quote =}}.

What is the difference between abbey and abbatial?

abbey | abbatial |


As a noun abbey

is the office or dominion of an abbot or abbess {{defdate|first attested around 1150 to 1350}}.

As a adjective abbatial is

belonging to, relating to, or pertaining to an abbey, abbot, or abbess {{defdate|late 17th century}}{{reference-book | last =| first = | authorlink = | coauthors = | editor =lindberg, christine a | others = | title = the oxford college dictionary | origdate = | origyear = 2002| origmonth = | url = | format = | accessdate = | accessyear = | accessmonth = | edition = 2nd | date = | year =2007| month = | publisher =spark publishing | location =new york, ny | language = | id = | doi = | isbn =978-1-4114-0500-4 | lccn = | ol = | pages =1| chapter = | chapterurl = | quote =}}{{reference-book | last =| first = | authorlink = | coauthors = | editor =brown, lesley | others = | title = the shorter oxford english dictionary | origdate = | origyear = 1933| origmonth = | url = | format = | accessdate = | accessyear = | accessmonth = | edition = 5th | date = | year =2003| month = | publisher =oxford university press | location =oxford, uk | language = | id = | doi = | isbn =978-0-19-860575-7 | lccn = | ol = | pages =3| chapter = | chapterurl = | quote =}}.

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