Synonyms for abbés


Grammar : Noun
Spell : a-bey, ab-ey; French a-bey
Phonetic Transcription : æˈbeɪ, ˈæb eɪ; French aˈbeɪ

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Définition of abbés

Origin :
  • 1520s, title given in France to "every one who wears an ecclesiastical dress," especially one having no assigned ecclesiastical duty, from French abbé, from Late Latin abbatem, accusative of abbas (see abbot).
  • As in father : noun priest
Example sentences :
  • The secret of the Lesbians was only employed, however, by the abbes and the castrata.
  • Extract from : « The Memoires of Casanova, Complete » by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  • The Abbes and the Bishops and the priests are alike distrustful and hostile.
  • Extract from : « A Heroine of France » by Evelyn Everett-Green
  • Although a man who frequents the society of abbes is not thought much more of than one who frequents the society of girls.
  • Extract from : « The Memoires of Casanova, Complete » by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  • So that whan sche receyueth newe, sche moste restore the olde to the abbes.
  • Extract from : « Medieval English Nunneries c. 1275 to 1535 » by Eileen Edna Power
  • The young Abbes had taken Care to engross them so, that there seemd to be no Possibility of coming near them.
  • Extract from : « The Memoirs of Charles-Lewis, Baron de Pollnitz, Volume IV » by Karl Ludwig von Pllnitz
  • The house in question had always been occupied by abbes, and it belonged to an old maid named Mademoiselle Gamard.
  • Extract from : « The Vicar of Tours » by Honore de Balzac
  • It would be impossible to find two figures which presented so many contrasts to each other as those of the two abbes.
  • Extract from : « The Vicar of Tours » by Honore de Balzac
  • Your friends the Abbes are well, and always speak of you with affection.
  • Extract from : « Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson » by Thomas Jefferson
  • The fact is, he can not get out of it; he has met the two Abbes, twice running, at Ernestine's.
  • Extract from : « Monsieur, Madame and Bebe, Complete » by Gustave Droz
  • "Say frankly, monsieur, not to abbes who force contributions on the highway to carry on the war," retorted the Abbe Gudin.
  • Extract from : « The Chouans » by Honore de Balzac

Antonyms for abbés

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