Example sentences for: abbey

How can you use “abbey” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • It cannot be denied that Abingdon arose by an abbey, for example, or that Maidstone is on the Medway.

  • Sir Boss had managed to find him at the abbey, during his two days' absence, and now he came back in the nick of time to fight Sir Mador for the queen.

  • It is flanked by a building that protected aristocratic debtors (known as the Abbey Lairds) from arrest and certain imprisonment; civil authorities had no jurisdiction within the Abbey grounds and could not enter to arrest them.

  • Landers and her sister, Dear Abbey, and several others of their ilk.

  • In 1544 the English invaded, set fire to the palace, and sacked the abbey.


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