Mother of the chapel

What is Mother of the chapel?

Mother of the chapel definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
noun
a female parent.
(often initial capital letter) one’s female parent.

a mother-in-law, stepmother, or adoptive mother.
a term of address for a female parent or a woman having or regarded as having the status, function, or authority of a female parent.
a term of familiar address for an old or elderly woman.
mother superior.
a woman exercising control, influence, or authority like that of a mother: to be a mother to someone.
the qualities characteristic of a mother, as maternal affection: It is the mother in her showing itself.
something or someone that gives rise to or exercises protecting care over something else; origin or source.
(in disc recording) a mold from which stampers are made.

adjective
being a mother: a mother bird.
of, relating to, or characteristic of a mother: mother love.

derived from or as if from one’s mother; native: his mother culture.
bearing a relation like that of a mother, as in being the origin, source, or protector: the mother company and its affiliates; the mother computer and its network of terminals.

verb (used with object)
to be the mother of; give origin or rise to.
to acknowledge oneself the author of; assume as one’s own.

to care for or protect like a mother; act maternally toward.

 

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