abbeystead

noun
variants: or abbeystede
plural -s

Definition of abbeystead

archaic : the seat of an abbey

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First Known Use of abbeystead

1620, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for abbeystead

abbey + stead entry 1 or earlier stede

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“Abbeystead.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/abbeystead. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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