On this page:
Definition of the noun Abature
What does Abature mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: abatures
- [obsolete] Grass and sprigs beaten or trampled down by a stag passing through them.
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Abature
Click on a title to look inside that book (if available):
Encyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)
* ABATURE. n.s. [from nbatre, Fr.] Those sprigs of grafs, ...
Being a Philosophical Classification of All the Homophonic Words of the English Language; Containing Also Separate Classifications of Geographical, Mythological, Biographical, Scientific and Technical Homophonic Words to be Used in the Application of the Phreno-mnemotechnic Principles by Francis Fauvel-Gouraud
abider, eupa- tory, heptree, bedewer, abator, pother, bather, podder, poetry, apter, abater, putry, beater, biter, bedare, betray, petre, updraw, obdure, bother, abature, aptera, obituary, putter, battery, battory, but- tory, potter, butter, better, bitter, ...
by Andrew Loring, George Saintsbury
abature abbreviature abjure adj ure allure amateur ` aperture armature breviature brochure candidature caricature colure conjure connoisseur coverture cure demure discomñture divestiture dure endure enmure entablature epicure ...
Abature, ab′atūr, n. the trailofabeastof the chase. [Fr.] Abb, ab, n.
A Compleat English Dictionary Oder Vollständig Englisch-Deutsches Wörterbuch, Anfänglich Von --- Hrsg. U. Verb. Von Anton Ernst Klausing. Etc. 4. Aufl (1771)
deserere, verlassen, aufgeben, fahren las- Abature, lapiste, die Spur des Wildes. tus, verlassen, aufgegeben, ehrlos, ehr- /Abba, (äbbä)pere, pater, Vater. To Abbüt, (tu abbott) aboutir, adjacere, Abétment, eneouragement, Anfrischung, -.
A Dictionary of the English Language; in which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals; and Illustrated in Their Different Significations ... Together with a History of the Language, and an English Grammar. By Samuel Johnson ... Whith Numerous Corrections, and with the Addition of Several Thousand Words ... by the Rev. H.J. Todd ... In Four Volumes. Vol. 1. [-4.] (1818)
Intended to Exhibit: I. The Origin and the Affinities of Every English Word ... II. The Orthography and the Pronunciation of Words ... III. Accurate and Discriminating Definitions of Technical and Scientific Terms ... To which are Prefixed an Introductory Dissertation on the Origin, History, and Connection of the Languages of Western Asia and of Europe and a Concise Grammar, Philosophical and Practical, of the English Language by Noah Webster
ABATURE, n. [from abate.] Grass beaten or trampled down by a stag in passing: Dict. ABB, n. [Sax. ab or ob.] Among weavers, yarn for the warp. Hence abb-wool is wool for the abb. Encyc. ABBA, n. In the Chaldee and Syriac, a father, ...
The Chambers Dictionary (1998)
The Imperial Dictionary (1863)
English, Technological, and Scientific by John Ogilvie
ABATURE, n. [from abate.] Grass trampled down by a stag in passing .
runway, shadow, sleuth, stream, streel, trapes 07 abature, draggle, traipse 08 footpath, straggle, tag along, trauchle 09 footmarks 10 footprints • destroy trail 04 foil.
Online dictionaries and encyclopedias with entries for Abature
Click on a label to prioritize search results according to that topic:
Scrabble value of A1B3A1T1U1R1E1
The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
Anagrams of ABATURE
What do you get if you rearrange the letters?
See also the blanagrams of Abature!
Share this page
Go to the wordplay of Abature for some fun with words!