abbeiesse (c.1165)

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abbeiesse (c.1165)

[ FEW: 24,16a abbatissa; Gdf: ; GdfC: 8,13b abesse; TL: 1,46 abesse; DEAF: ; DMF:  abbesse; TLF:  abbesse; OED:  abbess n.; MED:  abbes(se n.; DMLBS: 2c abbatissa ]
abbaesse,  abeesse,  abbeesse,  abbes,  abbesce,  abbesse,  abbez;  abesse,  abasse,  abbasse,  abiesse  192 abedesse  1472 var albesse  81 (var.) habesse  231  

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1eccl.femalemonasticoccupationabbess
( c.1165; MS: s.xiii2 )  noneins i ot E abbeesse kis guardot  154
( 1213; MS: 1213 )  L’abbeiesse fist apeler Qui mere ert en cele meison  117rb
( s.xiii1; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  E. fu none Et abbesse a Rependone  76
( 1326-27 )  Mabille Wafre, predecesseresse l'abesse qu'ore est  ii 402
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