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Definition of the adjective adjoining

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  1. Being in contact at some point or line; joining to; contiguous; bordering: an adjoining room.

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Google previewA New and Complete History of the County of York (1831)

by Thomas Allen

Nearly adjoining is an elegant slab - with a sarcophagus, surmounted by an urn and a pyramid of...

Adjoining is a handsome monument of white marble, with a boy weeping over an urn, arid a pyramid of dark veined marble behind, to B.

Google previewThe Cambrian traveller's guide, and pocket companion [by G. Nicholson]. (1840)

by George Nicholson

Adjoining is a tract of rich land gently sloping to the river called Coed Camlas, where once stood the seat of a family named Perceval. At a sudden bend of the river, notice Benton Castle, upon a small projection of land, probably another ...

Google previewThe New Cambridge Guide; or a Description of the University, town, and county of Cambridge, etc. With plates (1826)


Adjoining is a hot-house fitted up with stoves for preserving plants, on the most improved construction. Among the exotics is a variety of singular trees and plants from New Holland; some tea, coffee, and breadfruit trees; a cotton tree, and many ...

Google previewThe ambulator; or, The stranger's companion in a tour round London, collected by a gentleman [J. Bew?]. (1820)

by John Bew

Nearly adjoining is a farm-house, occupied by the marquis of Bucking- foam, which is occasionally visited as a country-residence. Here also are the villas of Mrs. Hutchins, and a former seat of Mr. Cockerell's, the latter surrounded by ...

Google previewMillville (2005)

by Ann Pratt Houpt

Adjoining is a large planing mill and a wellequipped machine shop. The company's electric light plant produced ...

Google previewLondon and Middlesex (1815)

or, An historical, commercial, & descriptive survey of the metropolis of Great-Britain: including sketches of its environs, and a topographical account of the most remarkable places in the above county by Edward Wedlake Brayley, James Norris Brewer, Joseph Nightingale

Adjoining is a refreshment* room. The decorations are not very maguificent; but are, withal, elegant. The fronts of the boxes are a delicate lilac colouring, interspersed with gilt bordering. The galleries are fery commodious. The floor of the ...

Google previewA description of Lincoln, containing some account of its antiquities, public buildings, &c., particularly the Cathedral (1815)

Adjoining is an ancient building called “the Work's chantry.” Farther on, to the right, is the church of St. Peter's in Eastgate. built in 1778 : and near to it, on the right, is the gateway of the Close. At the south east corner of the minster yard is ...

Google previewLeigh's new picture of London; or, A view of the ... British metropolis [ed. by S.C.]. (1818)

by Samuel Leigh (publisher.)

Adjoining is a very fine common, on which are built most spacious barracks for the royal artillery, and an academy for the instruction of 128 cadets, who are taught the first principles of mathematics, fortification, military plan- drawing-, French, ...

Google previewLeaves from the Journals of Sir George Smart (2014)

by George Smart, H. Bertram Cox, C. L. E. Cox

There is a small hall with a small theatre at the end, which was erected last year and is a good room, but adjoining is a magnificent hall in which Lafont2 played about five years ago, while the Emperor was at supper. In this hall the Emperor ...

Google previewThe State of the Prisons in England and Wales (2013)

With Preliminary Observations and an Account of Some Foreign Prisons by John Howard

Adjoining is a wooden building for lunatics, consisting of twelve rooms (fifteen feet by twelve and a half,) and a back room to each for a keeper. There are also several houscs for the director, Physician, surgeons, apothecary &e. At a little ...

Google previewThe Dover Road Sketch Book; Or, Traveller's Pocket Guide, Between London and Dover, Wherein is Described Every Object of Interest on this Road, Etc. [With Maps.] (1837)

by John Henry BRADY

Adjoining is a field called Crockfield, from the fact that a great number of Roman urns, pots, and other vessels, have been there found. In many other parts of this neighbourhood, coins and other Roman antiquities, have been from time to time ...

Google previewLes Delices Des Chateaux Royaux: Or, A Pocket Companion to the Royal Palaces of Windsor, Kensington, Kew, and Hampton Court (1800)

Containing an Account of Their Buildings, Gardens, Paintings, Monuments and Curiosities : with the Institution and Ceremonies of the Order of the Garter : Also a Concise Description of the Towns, Villages, and Villas Within XIV Miles of Windsor

Adjoining is a beautiful house, late the carl of Radnor's, now in the possoffion of Mr. Hindlgu The next of considerable note is the villa of thesiright honorable Ill-[ bore Elt'z'r, formerly the residcnce of Our celebrated poet, Alexander Pope, Esq.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

tide adjoining to the compressing surface presses tances ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Travel and Tourism Terminology (2005)

by Allan Beaver

See adjoining rooms, next entry. adjoining rooms (or seats) Hotel rooms which are situated next to each other, typically requested by a family with young children with whom they ...

Google previewThe Law-dictionary: Explaining the Rise, Progress, and Present State, of the English Law (1811)

Defining and Interpreting the Terms Or Words of Art; and Comprising Copious Information on the Subjects of Law, Trade, and Government by Sir Thomas Edlyne Tomlins

Where the cause of action arises in Wales, and the Venue is laid elsewhere, it cannot be changed, without consent, into the next adjoining English county; because the defendant cannot make the common affidavit, which is never dispensed ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Real Estate Forms & Agreements (2009)

A Complete Kit of Ready-to-use Checklists, Worksheets, Forms, and Contracts with Companion CD-ROM. by Atlantic Publishing Co

The line between the adjoining tracts is in dispute and in order to settle and es- tablish the line between adjoining tracts, the Parties hereby agree to the ...

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Small photo of Tokyo - January 28, 2015: Television red high tower against the blue sky and the adjoining street with people and cars January 28, 2015, Tokyo, JapanSmall photo of SUNDERLAND, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 27: A black cat adorns a building adjoining the home of Sunderland Football Club in Sunderland, England on November 27, 2015. The Black Cats is Sunderland's nickname.Small photo of MONTREAL QUEBEC CANADA 09 14 2016: Bell Media Tower is a skyscraper it was built for the Montreal Trust Company, and shared the name Place Montreal Trust with the adjoining mall.Small photo of Cape Cod lighthouse offers tours during the summertime to the tower and the adjoining museum which was once the keeper'??s building.Small photo of A yellow and white hinge with adjoining wood panelsSmall photo of BAGAN MYANMAR - CIRCA 2013- Unidentified local men smoking and fishing in a pond adjoining the mighty Irrawaddy River, using simple bamboo fishing rodsSmall photo of An access ladder on the exteior of adjoining modern buildings in Germany More...

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The least thing upset him on the links. He missed short putts because of the uproar of the butterflies in the adjoining meadows. (P.G. Wodehouse)
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Scrabble value of A1D2J8O1I1N1I1N1G2

The value of this 9-letter word is 18 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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