Meaning of abbey-lubber in English:

abbey-lubber

Pronunciation /ˈabɪˌlʌbə/

noun

derogatory, historical
  • At the English Reformation, a derogatory term for: a monk living in idleness and self-indulgence.

Origin

Early 16th century; earliest use found in Rede Me and be nott Wrothe. From abbey + lubber.