Definitions

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  • proper noun A village in Lancashire

Etymologies

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From the Old French abeie or abbeie, meaning abbey, and the Old English stede, meaning place or site. Combined to mean "the site of the abbey" or "estate owned by the abbey".

Examples

  • Another country pursuit favoured by the Royals is marksmanship and during school holidays the Prince went on private shoots at Windsor, Balmoral, Sandringham, Douglas, Abbeystead, Mossdale and Gunnerside.

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  • Another country pursuit favoured by the Royals is marksmanship and during school holidays the Prince went on private shoots at Windsor, Balmoral, Sandringham, Douglas, Abbeystead, Mossdale and Gunnerside.

    WILLIAM

  • Another country pursuit favoured by the Royals is marksmanship and during school holidays the Prince went on private shoots at Windsor, Balmoral, Sandringham, Douglas, Abbeystead, Mossdale and Gunnerside.

    WILLIAM

  • Officers were called to Abbeystead, Skelmersdale, at

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  • Jubilee Tower car park, near Abbeystead, on the Lancaster road.

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