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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 ...
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 ...
by J.J.S. WHARTON
an abditory or hiding-place to conceal and preserve goods, plate, or money, or a chest in which reliques are kept, ...
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 ...
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 f;oods, plate, or money ...
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, ...
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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