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Definition of the noun abecedary
What does abecedary mean as a name of something?
- The alphabet, written out in a teaching book, or carved on a wall
- [rare] A primer; the first principle or rudiment of anything.
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An Illustrated Walk Through Biblical History and Culture
Isaiah 28 An abecedary is a type of ancient inscription containing letters in a standard alphabetical order. Many such writings appear to be nothing more than the elementary exercises of school children. However, these documents still yield ...
by Tremper III Longman
An abecedary is a tablet on which the cuneiform alphabet is written. The Ugaritic alphabet contained thirty signs in roughly the same order as the Hebrew alphabet, largely the same in content as the English alphabet. In addition to Ugaritic ...
Origins of the Alphabet (2015)
Proceedings of the First Polis Institute Interdisciplinary Conference by Christophe Rico, Claudia Attucci
The abecedary is a type of writing exercise, documented on stone and pottery in ...
by Joan M. Reitz
ABC book See: abecedary and alphabet ...
ABC book : abecedary and alphabet book. Abebooks : A leading online market place for used, rare, and out of print books, Abebooks provides a list of over 40 million titles available from a network of over 10,000 booksellers. Abebooks ...
Dictionary of Early English (1955)
by Joseph T. Shipley
abecedary; absey-bo-0k. abecedary. An alphabet book; a primer. Used from the 15th to the 18th century; also abscedary, absedary. ABCDary; accent on the see.
A Work of Universal Reference in All Departments of Knowledge, with a New Atlas of the World by William Dwight Whitney
Another form is abecedary. Abecedarian psalms, etc., psalms, hymns, etc. (as the 119th psalm), in which ...
by Susan Pickering Rothamel
Scrap of History: ABC Scrapbooks Abecedarian or Abecedary A book containing the letters of the alphabet and basic rules of spelling, used ...
The Standard American Encyclopedia of Arts, Sciences, History, Biography, Geography, Statistics, and General Knowledge (1898)
by John Clark Ridpath
— Abecedary ,t a-be-sO'da-ri, a. Pertaining to or funned by the letters of the alphabet.— n. A first principle or element; nidi ment. Abed, a-bed' , adv.
Encyclopaedia perthensis, or, Universal dictionary of the arts, sciences, literature, etc. : intended to supersede the use of other books of reference (1816)
♢ABECEDARY, adj. [See Abecedarian.]...
Dictionary of Lexicography (2002)
by R. R. K. Hartmann, Gregory James
abecedary An archaic general term for 'alphabet primer' or 'dictionary'. abridged (dictionary) A shortened ...
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Scrabble value of A1B3E1C3E1D2A1R1Y4
The value of this 9-letter word is 17 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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