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(n.) A female superior or governess of a nunnery, or convent of nuns, having the same authority over the nuns which the abbots have over the monks. See Abbey.

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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Abbess'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​web/​a/abbess.html. 1828.
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