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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 Comprehensive Dictionary of the English Language (1866)

ABDITORY. a-bXte', tj. n. To grow less ; to decrease. Syn. — A storm, pain, or passion abates; a thing (frows less, decreases, or diminishes in size or quantity. A bXtk'ment, n. The act of abating; decrease. 4-bAT'er n. The person or thing that ...

Google previewThe law lexicon; or dictionary of jurisprudence, etc (1867)


an abditory or hiding-place to conceal and preserve goods, plate, or money, or a chest in which reliques are kept, ...

Google previewA Thesaurus Dictionary of the English Language (1906)

Designed to Suggest Immediately Any Desired Word Needed to Express Exactly a Given Idea; a Dictionary, Synonyms, Antonyms, Idioms, Foreign Phrases, Pronunciations, a Copious Correlation of Words, Prepared Under the Supervision of Francis Andrew March ... and Francis Andrew March, Jr by Francis Andrew March

Abditory. A place to store valuables . Adytum. The innermost recess of ancient were interpreted. EXPOSURE-HIDING PLACE–Continued. Raise up the on: - - Raise up. EXPLETIVE. ex'-ple-tive. An exclamatory oath; something serving to fill out ...

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 f;oods, plate, or money ...

Google previewThe National Standard Encyclopedia (1888)

A Dictionary of Literature, the Sciences and the Arts, for Popular Use

AUDITORY ABORIGINES Abditory, 'di-td-ri. A place for biding goods, plate or money. Abdul-Aziz. The first Turkish Sultan who visited the courts of W. Europe and inaugurated modern reforms ; u. ; crowned, 1&G1 ; deposed and 1*. by suicide, ...

Google previewThe Law Lexicon, Or Dictionary of Jurisprudence (1848)

by John Jane Smith Wharton

An abditory or hiding place to hide and preserve goods, plate, or money, or a chest in which rcliques were kept, as mentioned in ...

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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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