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Definition of the noun Abditory

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  1. A place for hiding or preserving articles of value - Cowell

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Google previewWord Nerd (2007)

More Than 18,000 Fascinating Facts about Words by Barbara Ann Kipfer

an abditory is a hidden or secret place and abditive means “hidden, hiding” abdomen is straight from Latin and originally denoted the fat deposited around the belly anyone with an overly large abdomen ...

Google previewWharton's Pocket Law Dictionary

Abditory Abatamentum, Abatement, an entry by interposition, Co. Litt. 277. Abate [fr. Abbattre, Fr.], to prostrate, break down, remove, or destroy. Abatement, a making less: — In criminal proceedings, a plea in abatement might have been ...

Google previewDictionary of Early English (1955)

by Joseph T. Shipley

Also abditory. From the Latin abdere, abditum, from ab, away + dare, to put. The word is used of a chest in which religious relics are kept, or money-but also, by Dr . Robinson in EunoxA (1658) to say: In the center of the kernel of grain, as the ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language (1866)

by Samuel Johnson, Robert Gordon Latham

Abditory. s. [L. Lat. abditorium.] Place for keeping or putting by anything. Obsolete , rare. Abditorium. An abditory or place to hide and preserve goods, plate, money, or a chest in which relics are kept.—Cowell, Law Dictionary. In the center of the ...

Google previewThe Oratorical Dictionary (1835)

by John Newland Maffitt

ABDITORY. * A hiding place. ABD— ABJ ABDU'CE. «. To draw away; to ...

Google previewAn Etymological Dictionary of the English Language (1868)

by John Oswald

Abditive, abditory, abdomen.

Google previewPhreno-mnemotechnic Dictionary (1844)

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

* 9114 — Abditory, petitory, pituitary, boot-tree, habitator. # 9 1 17 — Hypothetic, epithetic, apathetic, beptateuch-, pathetic.

Google previewThe Law Lexicon Or Dictionary of Jurisprudence (1867)

Explaining the Technical Words and Phrases Employed in the Several Departments of English Law... by J.J.S. WHARTON

an abditory or hiding-p we to conceal and preserve goods, ...

Google previewThe law-dictionary (1811)

explaining the rise, progress, and present state, of the English law; defining and interpreting the terms or words of art; and comprising copious information on the subjects of law, trade, and government by Giles Jacob

An abditory or hiding place, to hide and preserve goods, plate, or money ...

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Scrabble value of A1B3D2I1T1O1R1Y4

The value of this 8-letter word is 14 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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