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meanings of abbot


  1. The superior or head of an abbey or monastery.
  2. The pastor and/or administrator of an order, including minor and major orders starting with the minor order of porter.
  3. A brothel-owner's husband or lover.
  4. A ponce; a man employed by a prostitute to find clients, and who may also act as a bodyguard or equivalent to a bouncer.
  5. A layman who received the abbey's revenues, after the closing of the monasteries.


  1. A surname​.

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