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abbé

1. a French abbot
2. a title used in addressing any other French cleric, such as a priest

Abbe

Ernst. 1840--1905, German physicist, noted for his work in optics and the microscope condenser known as the Abbe condenser
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George Abbe was a bright flame, a trusted friend, advisor, and mentor to many.
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A fifth generation master butcher, Mr Vaughan had also worked in the supermarket sector while Abbe was an enterprise agency operations manager giving people business advice.
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Then he told me about the Abbe Rous himself, after whom the wine cellars are named - a local Catholic priest, politician, marketing guru, anchovy fisherman and winemaker, who in the late 19th Century had the vision and gumption to get together the local grape growers and set up a co-operative winery - in order to raise enough money to pay for a new church for his village.
Pope Benedict XVI sent a telegram of condolence in which he expressed thanks for Abbe Pierre's "action in favor of the poorest, which gave a witness of the charity which comes to us through Christ.
Speaking from Morocco, where he is carrying out some temporary work on behalf of the Diocese of Europe, Mr Brooke said: "It was anger and injustice which drove Abbe Pierre.
Abbe has now scooped the title of the Aimhigher Birmingham and Solihull Mentor of the Year after going up against winners from Aston and Birmingham universities, Newman College in Bartley Green and Birmingham College of Food, Tourism and Creative Studies.
recalled speleologist Abbe Breuil about the initial opening to Lascaux (7).
The lab versions, the Abbe Max 10 and 20, are accurate to one part in 104 and 105, respectively.
Joliette, QC -- The Abbe Raymond Gravel, parish priest of St.