Definition of "abbe" []

  • Alternative spelling of abbé. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "abbe" in a sentence
  • "The Italian and the abbe were the first who began to grow whimsical under the influence of the burgundy; and, in the heat of their elevation, proposed that the company should amuse themselves during the remaining part of the night, at the house of an obliging dame, who maintained a troop of fair nymphs for the accommodation of the other sex."
  • "She knows my concern, and shall be made acquainted with yours, and her knowing that the abbe is a man of merit will be sufficient to make her interest herself in his behalf."
  • "You are aware that the abbe is a remarkable violinist: he sent for his instrument; M. Larinski seated himself at the piano, and the two gentlemen played a concert by M.zart -- divine music performed by two angels of the first class."