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  1. [transitive] To border on.

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Google previewEncyclopaedia; Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature; Constructed on a Plan, by which the Different Sciences and Arts are Digested Into the Form of Distinct Treatises of Systems ... [& Supplement] (1803)

The parts must abut on each other completely, and the smallest play or void takes away the whole efficacy. It is usual to give the butting jnints a small taper to one side of the beam, so that they may require moderate blows of a man] to force ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions (1891)

Designed as a Practical Guide to Aptness and Variety of Phraseology by Richard Soule

Meet, be contiguous to, abut on. 4. Graze, come in contact with (in passing evtr). 5. Reach, come to, arrive at, attain to. 6. Delineate (lightly)* sketch, mark out, touch off. 7. Handle, feel, feel of. 8. Handle, speak of, deal with, treat of slightly. 9.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana; Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge on an Original Plan Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings Edited by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose (1845)

Mixed sciences, vol. 5

join the Breast-bone rather obliquely from above and without downwards and inwards; the second abut on the same bone at right angles; the third and following, including the seventh, ascend from below and without upwards and inwards, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Confusable Phrases (2010)

More Than 10,000 Idioms and Collocations by Yuri Dolgopolov

abut against something • abut on something abut against something—rest against the end part of smth. firmly: The mountains are volcanic, ...



245, it was held that an assessment could not be levied on a lot which did not abut on the new alley, for the cost of opening which, the assessment was attempted to be levied. And in State v. Reid (N. J. 1SS6), 5 Cent. Rep. 92, it was held that ...

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