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Definition of the noun Abditory
What does Abditory mean as a name of something?
- A place for hiding or preserving articles of value - Cowell
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Word 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 ...
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 ...
Dictionary 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 ...
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 ...
The Oratorical Dictionary (1835)
by John Newland Maffitt
ABDITORY. * A hiding place. ABD— ABJ ABDU'CE. «. To draw away; to ...
by John Oswald
Abditive, abditory, abdomen.
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.
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, ...
The 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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