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Numerology information Abbess:
Name Number: 3 Meaning: Communication, Interaction, Friendship, Joy, Lightness, Humor, Art, Positivity, Optimism
Definition funny of Abbess:
Female brothel keeper. A Madame. Etymology: Victorian underworld slang. An abbess (Latin abbatissa, fem. form of abbas, abbot) is the female superior, or Mother Superior, of an abbey or convent of nuns. Since the Elizabethan era, nun has been slang for a prostitute (ref. William Faulkner, "Requiem for a Nun"), and a nunnery referred to a brothel.
"Polly Adler, in her memoir 'A House is Not a Home,' tells of her time as the abbess of the Big Town's poshest nunnery." Walter Winchell, 1953
Songs about Abbess:
Metro Abbesses by Rue Des Trois Freres from the Album Unwind : The Essential Chill Collection
Abbess Hildegard by Sheila Chandra from the Album The Zen Kiss
Abbesses by Birdy Nam Nam from the Album Birdy Nam Nam
Abbesses (Live) by Birdy Nam Nam from the Album Birdy Nam Nam Live
The Abbess by Kristin Sweetland from the Album Root, Heart & Crown
The Abbess by Andy Cutting from the Album Andy Cutting
Abbess Gadea by Paul Burnell from the Album Face Each Aged Ache
Books about Abbess:
The Abbess of Andalusia by Lorraine V. Murray and Joseph Pearce (Oct 1, 2009)
The Dragon of Handale: A Mystery (Abbess Hildegard of Meaux) by Cassandra Clark (Mar 17, 2015)
The Abbess of Crewe: A Modern Morality Tale by Muriel Spark (May 17, 1995)
The Red Velvet Turnshoe (Abbess Hildegard of Meaux) by Cassandra Clark (Nov 24, 2009)
The Life of Saint Bridget, Virgin and Abbess by Anonymous (Jan 24, 2012)
The Abbatial Crosier or Bonaik and Septimine. A Tale of a Medieval Abbess by Eugène Sue and Daniel De Leon (Mar 24, 2011)
The Abbess Of Vlaye by Stanley Weyman (Oct 4, 2014)
Movies about Abbess:
St. Etheldreda, Saint, Saxon, Queen, Princess, Abbess of Ely, Historical England, Catholic, DVD. - Runtime: 45 mins Directed by: Mary's Dowry Productions
Wiki information Abbess:
An abbess is the female superior of a community of nuns, often an abbey.
Sophia I, also known as Sophie I, was an Ottonian princess who was Abbess of Gandersheim from 1002, and from 1011 Abbess of Essen. She was an important kingmaker of medieval Germany.