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1. A mark used for the sake of shortening. 2. A compendium or abridgment. He is a good man, who grieves rather for him that injures him, than for his own suffering; who rays . him that wrongs him, forgiving all his ults; who sooner shews mercy than anger; who offers violence to his appetite, in all things endeavouring to subdue the flesh to the spirit. is is an excellent abbreviature of the whole duty of a christian. Taylor's Guide to Devotion. ABBREUVOIR. [French, a watering place. Ital. abbeverato, dal verbo bevere. Lat. bibere. Abbeverari i cavalli. This word is derived by Menage, not much acquainted with the Teutonick dialects, from adhibare for adbibere; but more probably it comes from the same root with brew. See BR Ew.] Among masons, the joint or juncture of two stones, or the interstice between two stones to be filled up with mortar. Dict. A'88 y. See ABB EY. A, B, C. 1. The alphabet; as, he has not learned his a, b, c. 2. The little book by which the elements of reading are taught. Then comes question like an a, b, c, book.

Shakspeare. 7, ATSDICATE. v. a. [Lat. abdico.] To give up right; to resign; to lay down an office. Old Saturn here, with upcast eyes, Beheld his abdicated skies. Addison. Abdica’rio N. n. 4. [abdicatio, Latin.] The act of abdicating ; resignation ; quitting an office by one’s own proper act before the usual or stated expiration. Neither doth it appear how a prince's abdication can make any other sort of vacancy in the throne, than would be caused by his death; since he cannot abdicate for his children, otherwise than by his own consent in form to a bill from the two houses. Swift's Ch. of Eng. Man. A'B dic Ar 1 v E. adj. That causes or im... plies an abdication. Dict. Asapiriv E. adj. [from abdo, to hide.] That has the power or quality of hiding. Dict. ABDO'MEN. m. 1. [Lat. from abdo, to hide.] A cavity commonly called the lower venter or belly: it contains the stomach, guts, liver, spleen, bladder, and is within lined with a membrane called the peritonaeum. The lower part is called the hypogastrium ; the foremost part is divided into the epigastrium, the right and left hypocondria, and the navel; *t is bounded above by the cartilago ensiformis and the diaphragm, sideways by the short or lower ribs, and behind by the vertebrae of the loins, the bones of the coxendix, that of the pubes, and os sacrum. It is covered with several muscles, from whose alternate relaxations and contractions, in respiration, digestion is forwarded, and the due motion of all the parts therein contained promoted, both for secretion and expulsion. §uincy: The abdomen consists of parts containing and soutained. Wiseman's Surgery.

A sno'M IN AI. } adj. Relating to the AB Do'M INo Us. abdomen. To ABDU'CE. v. a. [Lat. abduco.] To draw to a different part; to withdraw one part from another: a word chiefly used in physick or science. If we alduce the eye into either corner, the object will not duplicate; for, in that position, the axes of the cones remain in the same plane, as is demonstrated in the opti; delivered by - Galen. Brown's Pulgar Errotri. Abdu'cENT. adj. Muscles abducent, are those which serve to open or pull back divers parts of the body; their opposites being called adducent. Dict, AB DU’ct fox. n.s.. [abductio, Latin.] 1. The act of drawing apart, or withdrawing one part from another. 2. A particular form of argument. ABDU'CTOR. m. f. [abductor, Lat.] The name given by anatomists to the muscles which serve to draw back the several members. He supposed the constrictors of the eyelids must be, strengthened in the supercilious; the abductor; in drunkards, and contemplative men, who have the same steady andgrave motion of the eye. Arbuthnot and Pope's Martinus Scriblerus. AB Ece DA'R.I.A.N. m. s. [from the names of a, b, c, the three first letters of the alphabet.] He that teaches or learns the alphabet, or first rudiments of literature. This word is used by Wood in his Athena Oxonienses ; where, mentioning Farnaby the critic, he relates that, in some part of his life, he was reduced to follow the trade of an abecedarian by his misfortunes. A'Bece D.A.R.Y. adj. RIAN. 1. Belonging to the alphabet. 2. Inscribed with the alphabet. This is pretended from the sympathy of two needles touched with the leadstone, and placed in the center of two abecedary circles, or rings of letters, described round about them; one friend keeping one, and another the other, and agreeing upon an hour wherein they will communicate. Brown's Vulgar Errouri. ABE’d. adv. [from a, for at, and bed.] In bed. It was a shame for them to mar their complexions, yea and conditions too, with long lying abed: when she was of their age, she would have made a handkerchief by that time o' day. Sidney. She has not been abed, but in her chapel All night devoutly watch'd. Boo... ABE’R RAN ce. n.s.. [from aberro, Lat. ABE’R RAN cy. W to wander from the right way.] A deviation from the right way ; an errour; a mistake ; a false o; They do not only swarm with errours, but vices depending thereon. Thus they commonly affect no man any farther than he deserts his reason, or complies with their aberrancies. Brown's Pulgar Erreurs, Could a man be composed to such an advan. tage of constitution, that it should not at all adulterate the images of his mind; yet this se• cond nature would alter the crasis of his under

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standing, and render it as obnoxious to aberrances as now a Glanville's Scopsis Scientified. ABE’RRANT. adj. [from aberrans, Lat.] Deviating ; wandering from the right or known way. Dict. ABER RA’t 19 N. n.s...[from aberratio, Lat.] The act of deviating from the common or from the right track. If it be a mistake, there is no heresy in such an harmless aberration; the probability of it will render it a lapse of easy pardon. Glanville. ABE’RR IN G. part. [from the verb aberr, qf aberro, Lat. Of this verb I have found no example.] Wandering; going astray. Divers were out in their account; aberring several ways from the true and just compute, and calling i. one year which perhaps might be another. Brown's Polgar Errowri. To AB E RU’N cAt E. v. a.[averanco, Lat.] To pull up by the roots; to extirpate utterly. Dict. To ABET. v. a. [from bezan, Sax. signifying to enkindle or animate.] To push ão another; to support him in his designs by connivance, encouragement, or help. It was once indifferent, but is almost always taken by modern writers in an ill sense; as may be scen in A B ET'i F. R. To act, signifieth, in our common law, as much as to encourage or set on. Cowell. Then shall I soon, quoth he, return again, Aśct that virgin's cause disconsolate, And shortly back return. Aairy Queen. A widow who by solemn vows Contracted to me, for my spouse, Combin'd with him to break her word, And has abetted all. Hudibras. Men lay so great weight upon right opinions, and eagerness of abetting them, that they account that the unum necessarium. Decay of Piety. They abetted both parties in the civil war; and always furnished supplies to the weaker side, lest there should be an end put to those fatal

divisions. Addison's Freeholder. ABE’TM ENT. n. 4. The act of abetting. Dict.

ABE’rt ER, or ABE’t To R. x. s. He that abets; the supporter or encourager, of another. Whilst calumny has two such potent abetters, we are not to wonder at its growth : as long as men are malicious and designing, they will be traducing. Government of the Tongue. You shall be still plain Torrismónd with me, Th' abetter, partner (if you like the name), The husband, oś * no king, -- at title our hustice. Till you deserve t }.}}w §: Friar. These considerations, though they may have no influence on the multitude, ought to sink into the winds of those who are their abettars : and who, if they escape punishigent here, must know that these several mischiefs will be one day laid to their charge. Addison's Freeholder. ABE Y'A Nc E. m. s. [from the French aboyer; allatrare, to bark at..] This word in Littleton, cap. Discontinuance, is thus used. The right of fee-simple lieth in aheyance, when it is all only in the remembrance, intendment, and consideration, of the law. The frank tenement of the glebe of the parsonage, is in no man during the time that the parsonage is void, but is in abeyance. Cowell.

ABGR ega’rio N. n. 4. [ałgregatio, Lith A separation from the flock. Dict. To ABHO'R. v.a. Labhorreo, Lat.] To hate with acrimony; to detest to extremity ; to loathe; to abominate. Whilst I was big in clamour, came a man Who, having seen me in my worser state, Shunn'd my abhorr'd society. Shais, K. Lear, Justly thou abhorr'st That son, who on the quiet state of men Such trouble brought, affecting to subdue 'Rational liberty. Mili. Par. Ist, The self-same thing they will aloor One way, and long another for. Hudibras, A church of England man abhor, the humour of the age, in delighting to fling scandals upon the clergy in general ; which, besides the disgrace to the reformation, and to religion itself, cast an ignominy upon the kingdom. Swift. A B Ho'RREN ce. A B Ho’R R RN cy. 1. The act of abhorring ; detestation. It draws upon him the hatred and aßHorrorce of all men here; and subjects him to the wrath of God hereafter. Sorto's Sermoni. 2. The disposition to abhor: hatred, Even a just and necessary defence does, by giving men acquaintance with war, take off somewhat floom the abhorrence of it, and insensibly diose them to hostilities. 1) -ay of Piety. The first tendency to any injustiče (lat aspears, must be suppressed with a soew of wonder and allow renoy in the parents and governours. Locłe on Education. AB Ho'RRENT. adj. [from abhor.] 1. Struck with abhorrence; loathing. For if the worlds In worlds inclos'd could on his seases burst, . He would abhorrent turn. Thomson's Suwwar. 2. Contrary to ; foreign ; inconsistent with. . It is used with the particles from or to, but more properly with from. This I conceive to be an hypothesis well worthy a rational belief; and yet it is so al-Karrent from the vulgar, that they would as soon believe Anaxagoras, that snow is black, as him that should affirm it is not white, Glan. Scop. Scient. Why then these foreign thoughts of state employments, Abhorrent to your function and your breeding 2 Poor droning truants of unpractis'd cells, Bred in the fellowship of bearded boys, What wonder is it if you know not men 2 Dry: A B Ho’R RER. m. s. [from abhor.] The person that abhors; a hater; a detester. The lower clergy were railed at for disputing the power of the bishops, by the known absorrers of episcopacy; and abused for doing nothing in the convocations, by these very men who wanted to bind up their hands. Swift's Exazirier. A B Ho'RR N G. The object of abhorrence. This seems not to be the proper use of the participial noun. They shall go forth, and look upon the carcases of the men that have transgressed against me : for their worm shall not die, neither shall their fire be quenched, and they shall be an oborring unto all flesh. Isafo. To ABIT) E. v. m. pret. I abode or a good. [from bibian, or aububian, Sax.] 1. To dwell in a place ; not to remove ; to stay. Thy servant became surety for the lad unto my father, saying, if I bring him not unto thee, then I shall bear the blame to my father for ever. Now therefore I pray thee, let thy servant aii.o.

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instead of the lad, a bondman to my lord; and let the lad go up with his brethren. Genesis. 2. To dwell. The marquis Dorset, as I hear, is fled To Richmond, in the parts where he abides. Shakspeare's Richard III. Those who apply themselves to learning, are forced to acknowledge one God, incorruptible and unbegotten; who is the . true being, and abides for ever above the highest heavens, from whence he beholds all the things that are done in heaven and earth. Stillings. Defence of Dis. on Roo. Idolatry. 3. To remain; not to cease or fail; to be immovable. They that trust in the Lord shall be as mount Zion, which cannot be removed, but abideth for ever. * Psalms. 4. To continue in the same state. The fear of the Lord tendeth to life; and he that hath it shall abide satisfied. Proverbs. There can be no study without time; and the mind must abide and dwell upon things, or be always a stranger to the inside of them. South. 5. To endure without offence, anger, or contradiction. Who can abide, that against their own doctors, six whole books should by their fatherhoods be imperiously obtruded upon God and his o: ol. 6. It is used with the particle with before a person, and at or in before a place. It is better that I give her to thee, than that I should give her to another man: Abide with me. Genesis. Forthy servant vowed a vow, while I dose at Geshur in Syria, saying, if the Lord shall bring me again indeed to Jerusalem, then I will serve Lord. 2 Samuel. 7. It is used with by before a thing; as, to abide by his testimony; to abide by his own skill; that is, to rely upon them : to abide by an opinion, to maintain it; to abide by a man, is also, to defend or support bim. But these forms are something lowTo Abide. v. a. 1. To wait for, expect, attend, wait upon, await: used of things prepared for persons, as well as of persons expecting things. Home is he brought, and laid in sumptuous

bed; Where many skilful leeches him abide, To salve his hurts. Fairy Queen. While lions war, and battle for their dens, Poor harmless lambs abide their enmity. Shah peare's Hen. vi.

Bonds and afflictions abide me. 4. ts. 1. To bear or support the consequences of a thing.

Ah me! they little know How dearly I abide that boast so vain. Milton's Par. Lost. 3. To bear or support, without being conquered or destroyed. But the Lord he is the true God, he is the

living God, and an everlasting king: at his

writh the earth shall tremble, and time nations

shall not be able to avide his indignation. jeremith. It must be allowed a fair presumption in faYour of the truth of Iny doctrines, that they hore aki, a very rigorous test now for above thirty years, and the more strictly they are looked onto, the more they are confirmed. JP'eedward. Of the participle ahid, I have found *y the exampie in Hoodward; and

should rather determine that abide in . the active sense has no passive participle, or compounded preterit. 4. To bear without aversion: in which sense it is commonly used with a negative. Thou can'st not abide Tiridates; this is but love of thyself. Sidney. Thy vile race, Though thou didst learn, had that in 't which good natures Could not abide to be with; therefore wast thou l)eservedly confin'd unto this rock. Shaki. Temp. 5. To bear or suffer. Girt with circumfluous tides, He still calamitous constraint abidor. w Pope's Odyrt. AB 1'pe R. n.s.. [from abide.] The person that abides or dwells in a place; perhaps that lives or endures. A word little in use.

AB 1'D1N G. m. s. [from abide.] Continuance; stay; fixed state. We are strangers before thee, and sojourners, as were all our fathers: our days on the earth are as a shadow, and there is none abiding. 1 Chron. The air in that region is so viclently removed, and carried about with such swiftness, as nothing in that place can consist or have abiding. Raleigh. A'BJECT. adj. [abjectus, Lat. thrown away, as of no value.] 1. Mean; worthless; base; groveling: spoken of persons, or their qualities. Rebellion Came, like itself, in base and alject routs, Led on by bloody youth gended with rage, And countenanc'd by boys and beggarv. Shakspeare', Henry Iv. I was at first, as other beasts that graze The trodden herb, of abject thoughts and low. Milton's Par. Lort. Honest men, who tell their sovereigns what they expect from them, and what obedience they shall be always ready to pay them, are not upon an equal foot with base i aúject flatterers. - Addison. Being of no hope or regard: used of condition. The rarer thy example stands, By how much from the top of wond’rous glory, Strongest of mortal men, To lowest pitch of aject fortune thou art fall'n. ision. We see man and woman in the highest innocence and perfection, and in the most clject state of guilt and infirmity. Addison. 3. Mean and despicable: used of actions. The rapine is so giftect and profane, They not from trifies nor from gods refrain. Dryden's ouvenal. To what base ends, and by what ways, Are mortals urg'd thro' sacred lust of praisé! Pope's Essay on Criticism. A/BJEc r. m. s. A man without hope; a man whose miseries are irretrievable; - one of the lowest condition. Yea, the affects gathered themselves together against ine. Psalms. To ABJE/c r. v. a. [afficio, Lat..] To throw away. A word rarely used. A B J Ec'1 E O N Ess. n.s.. [from ałfect.] The state of an abject. Our Saviour would love at no less rate than death; and, from the so-pereminent height of glory, stooped and abased himself to the suffer

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ance of the extremest of indignities, and sunk himself to the bottom of abjectedness, to exalt our condition to the contrary extreme. Boyle.

AE JE/cri o N. n.s. (from abject.] Meanmess of mind; want of spirit; servility; baseness That this should be termed baseness, abjection of mind, or servility, is it credible? }. The just medium lies betwixt pride and atjection, the two extremes. L'Estrange. A'B). Ect LY. adv. [from abject.] In an abject manner; meanly; basely ; servilely; contemptibly.

A'BJECT Ness. n.s.. [from abject.] Abjection ; servility ; meanness. Servility and aljeetness of humour is implicitly involved in the chârge of lying. Gov. of the Tongue. By humility I mean not the abjectness of a base mind; but a prudent care not to over-value ourselves upon any account. Grew's Cosmologia. AB 1'L1 r Y. m. s. [habilité, Fr.] 1. The power to do anything, whether depending upon skill, or riches, or strength, or any other quality, Of singing thou hast got the reputation, Good Thyrsis: mine I yield to thy ability; My heart doth seek another estimation. Sidney. If aught in my ability may serve To lighten what thou suffer'st, and appease Thy mind with what amends is in my pow'r,

Milton. They gave after their ability unto the treasure. otra.

If any man minister, let him do it as of the ability which God giveth; that God in all things may be glorified through Jesus Christ. 1, Pet. Wherever we find our abilities too weak for the performance, he assures us of the assistance of his holy spirit. Rogers's Sermons. 2. Capacity of mind; force of understanding; mental power. Children in whom there was no blemish; but well-favoured, and skilful in all wisdom, and cunning in knowledge, and understanding science, and such as had ability in them to stand in the king's palace. Drn. 3. When it has the plural number, abilities, it frequently signifies the faculties or powers of the mind; and sometimes the force of understanding given by hature, as distinguished from acquired qualifications. * Whether it may be o necessary, that in certain tracts of country, like what we call parishes, there should be one man, at least, of abiIities to read and write? Szwift. AB INTE'st AT e. adj. [of ab, from, and intestatus, Lat.] A term of law, implying him that inherits from a man who, though he had the power to make a will, yet did not make it. To A'Bjugate. v. a. sabjugo, Lat.] . To unyoke; to uncouple. Dict. ABJ U R A^T to N. n.s.[from abjure.] The act of abjuring; the oath taken for that end. Until Henry VIII. his time, if a man, having committed felony, could go into a church or church-yard before he were apprehended, he might not be taken from thence to the usual trial of law; but confessing his fault to the justices, or to the coroner, gave his oath to forsake the realm for ever, which was called abjuration.

There are some abjurations still in force among us here in England; as, by the statute of the 15th of king Charles II. all persons that are admitted into any office, civil or military, must take the test; which is an abjuration of some doctrines of the church of Rome. There is likewise another oath of aljuration, which laymen and clergymen are both obliged to take; and that is, to abjure the Pretender. Ayliffe. To ABJU'RE, v. a. [abouro, Lat.] 1. To cast off upon oath ; to swear not to do or not to have something. Either to die the death, or to abjure For ever the society of man. Shakspeare. No man, therefore, that hath not abjured his reason, and sworn allegiance to a preconceived fantastical hypothesis, can undertake the defence of such a supposition. Hale. 2. To retract, recant, or abnegate, a position upon oath. "To ABLA'CTATE. v. a. [ablatto, Lat.) To wean from the breast. ABL Act’AT 1 on. n, s. One of the mtthods of grafting ; and, according to the signification of the word, as it were a weaning of a cyon by degrees from its mother stock, not cutting it off wholly from the stock till it is firmly united to that on which it is grafted. ABLAQUE A^T 1 on. n. s. [ahlaqueatio, Lat.] The act or practice of opening the ground about the roots of trees, to let the air and water operate upon them. Trench the ground, and nake it ready for the spring: prepare also soil, and use it where you have occasion: dig borders. Uncover as yet roots of trees, where ablaqueation is requisite. Evelyn's Kalendar. The tenure in chief is the very root that doth maintain this so er stem, that by many rich and fruitful branches spreadeth its of ; so if it be suffered to starre, by want of alloqueation and other good husbandry, this yearly fruit will much decrease. Bazen, A BLATION. m.s.. [ablazio, Lat.] The act of taking away. | A'BLAT 1 v E. adj. [ablativus, Lat.) 1. That takes away. 2. The sixth case of the Latin nouns; the case which, among other significations, includes the person f: on whom something is taken away. A term of graunmar. A'BLR. adj. [habile, lor. Załisis, Lat. Skilful; ready.] Having strong faculties, or grew strength or knowledge, riches, or any other power of mind, body, or fortune. Henry VII. was not afraid of an able nar, Lewis the Eleventh was. Dut, contrariwise, 4 was served by the ablest men that were to to found; without which His affairs could not Yoo prospered as they did, JRazon's Henry vs. Such gambol faculties he hath, that shew weak mind and an able body; for the who to prince admits him. Shakspeare's Henry I

2. Haying power sufficient; enabled.

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3. Before a verb, with the particle to, it signifies generally having the power. Wrath is cruel, and anger is outrageous; but who is also to stand before envy.” Proverbs. 4. With for it is not often nor very properly used. There have been some inventions also, which have been able for the utterance of articulate wunds, as the speaking of certain words. Wilkins's Mathematical Magic. Ta A'Blf. v. a. To make able; to enable, which is the word commonly used. See ENAble. Plate sin with gold, And the strong lance of justice hurtless breaks: §rm it with rags, a pigmy's straw doth pierce it. None does offend, none, I say none; I'll able 'em Tike that of me, my friend. Shakr. K. Lear. Abio-hopiep. adj. Strong of body. It lies in the power of every fine woman, to *cure at least half a dozen able-bodied men to his majesty's service. Addhon's Freeholder. 7, ABLEGATE. v. a. sabkgo, Lat.] To send abroad upon some employment; to send out of the way. Dict. *GA'tion. m. s. (from ablégate.] The Act of sending abroad. Dict. Aotos Ess. n. . [from able.] Ability of body or mind, vigour, force. That nation doth so excel, both for comeliness *nd alleness, that from neighbour countries they ordinarily come, some to strive, some to learn, some to behold. - Sidney. ABLEpsy, n. 4. [36, illu, Grl Want of sight; blindness; unadvisedness. Dict. 7. A sligate. v.a. [ablogo, Lat.] To tie up from. Dict. *Liguel'rion. m. s. sabliguritio, Lat.] Prodigal expence on meat and drink. Dict. 7, ABLOCATE. v. a. [abloco, Lat.] To let out to hire. ... Perhaps properly by him who has hired it from another. Calvin. ARLocatios. m. s. [from allocate.] A ktting out to hire. J. Ablu'd E. v. n. [abludo, Lat.] To be unlike. Dict. Aaluest. adj. [abluens, Lat. from abluo, to wash away.] 1. That washes clean. * That has the power of cleansing. Dict. Asiu'tion. n. 3. [ablutio, Lat.] i. The act of cleansing, or washing clean. There is a natural analogy between the ablution of the body and the purification of the soul; between eating the holy bread and drinking the sa‘red chalice, and a participation of the body and blood of Christ. Taylor's Worthy Com: 2. The water used in washing. Wash'd by the briny wave, the pious train Are cleans'd, and cast th' allution; in the main. Pope's Iliad. 3. The rinsing of chymical preparations in

water, to dissolve and wash away any/

acrimonious particles. *The cup given, without consecration,

to the laity in the ish churches. WOL. I. y 1 popish c cs

A B O To A'BNEGATE. v.a. [from abnogo, Lat.] To deny. ABN EGA’r to N. m. s. [abnegatio, Lat. denial, from abnego, to deny..] Denial, renunciation. The abnegation or renouncing of all his own holds and interests, and trusts of all that man is most apt to depend upon, that he may the more expeditely follow Christ. Hammond. ABN old A^T Io N. m. s. [abnodatio, Lat.] The act of cutting away knots from trees: a term of gardening. JDict. ABN O'RMous. ad;. Labnormis, Lat. out of rule.] Irregular; mishapen. Dict. A Bo'A Rd. adv. [a sea term, but adopted into common language; derived immediately from the French a bord, as, aller à bord, envoyer a bord. Bord is itself a word of very doubtful original, and perhaps, in its different acceptations, de, ducible from different roots. Bojno, in the ancient Saxon, signified a house ; in which sense, to go aboard, is to take up residence in a ship.] . In a ship. He loudly call'd to such as *No, The little bark unto the shore to draw, And him to ferry over that deep ford. Fairy Queen, He might land them, if it pleased him, or otherwise keep them aboard. Sir W. Raleigh's Essays. 2. Into a ship. - When morning rose, I sent my mates to bring Supplies of water from a neighb'ring spring, Whilst I the motions of the winds explor'd; Then summon'd in my crew, and went aboard. Addison's Ovid's Metamorphorer. A Bo'd e. m. s. [from abide.] 1. Habitation ; dwelling; place of residence. But I know thy abode and thy going out, and thy coming in. 2 Kings, Others may use the ocean as their road, Only the English make it their abode : Whose ready sails with every wind can fly, And make a cov'nant with th' inconstant sky. Waller.

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2. Stay; continuance in a place. Sweet friends, your patience for my long abode : Not I, but my affairs, have made you wait. *:::::::: Merchant of Penice. Making a short abode in Sicily the second time, landing in Italy, and making the war, may be reasonably judged the business but of ten months. Dryden's doneid. The woodcocks early visit, and abode Of long continuance in our temp'rate clime, Foretel a liberal harvest. Philibr. 3. To make abode. To dwell; to reside; to inhabit. Deep in a tave the Sibyl makes abcde; Thence full of fate returns, and of the God. Dry.

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token or foreshow ; to be a prognostic; to be ominous. It is taken, with its derivatives, in a good sense.

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