Abbess in a Sentence
Definition of Abbess
the female superior of a community of nuns
Use Abbess in a sentence
An Abbess is the female leader of a small community of nuns.
You have to be a nun for a certain amount of time before you can be an Abbess.
An Abbess is voted into office by secret votes of the community she would lead.
A woman of illegitimate birth, who is not a virgin, or is a widow cannot be an Abbess.
The sisters looked to their Abbess for encouragement.
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