Reverend Mother


Reverend Mother
Reverend Mother
A Mother Superior of a convent
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Main Entry:revere

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noun, pl ⋯ -ers [count]
: a woman who is the head of a convent :

mother superior

I will ask the Reverend Mother what to do.

— often used as a form of address

Good morning, Reverend Mother.

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ˌReverend ˈMother [Reverend Mother Reverend Mothers] noun
a title of respect used when talking to or about a Mother Superior (= the head of a female religious community)

You have a visitor, Reverend Mother.

The Reverend Mother will see you now.


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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