Abbacies
Abbacy Ab"ba*cy ([a^]b"b[.a]*s[y^]), n.; pl. {Abbacies} (-s[i^]z). [L. abbatia, fr. abbas, abbatis, abbot. See {Abbey}.] The dignity, estate, or jurisdiction of an abbot. [1913 Webster]

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