abbe abbe  /ˈæ bi/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a French abbot

Usage(s):

  1. Rallying parents' associations, parochial-school pupils, and politicians, the abbe demanded that Mayor Felix Lelant prevent the film from being shown.
  2. When the abbe told her the identity of her benefactor, she accepted.

News

  1. Abbe overcomes mowing accident to lead North squad to win

    Evin Abbe started at quarterback for the North squad Saturday in the Big Country FCA Myrle Greathouse All-Star Classic, and he did so with award-winning pizzazz. In accounting for 254 total yards and a touchdown, he led his team to a 27-14 win and earned Offensive MVP honors in the process. That’s the mundane part of his story. Here is the gruesome.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Abilene Reporter-News

  2. Abbe leads North to win in FCA Myrle Greathouse All-Star Classic

    Abilene High quarterback Evin Abbe passed for 202 yards and rushed for 52 more to help the North beat the South 27-14 in Saturday's Big Country Fellowship of Christian Athletes Myrle Greathouse All-Star Classic football game.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Abilene Reporter-News

  3. Unruly drunk tries to steal beer from Elyria grocery store

    An unruly drunken man was charged after trying to steal beer from an Elyria grocery store. Cops were called to Apples Grocery on N. Abbe Road Friday for a highly intoxicated man causing a disturbance.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: 19 Action News Cleveland

Quotes

  1. "Abbe Pierre represented the spirit of rebellion against misery, suffering, injustice and the strength of solidarity," Mr Chirac said in a statement.
    on Jan 22, 2007 By: Jacques Chirac Source: Times Online

  2. "Adding new players is always exciting, and in Conor we're also adding experience," said Head Coach Mo Johnston, "he's a striker that adds a different flavour. We are strong up front and Conor is a good blend with our other guys Buddle, Abbe...
    on Mar 5, 2007 By: Mo Johnston Source: Sportsnet.ca

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