Definition of Abatures

1. abature [n] - See also: abature



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Abatures

abatjour
abatjours
abaton
abator
abators
abatsons
abattage
abattis
abattised
abattises
abattoir
abattoirlike
abattoirs
abattu
abature
abatures (current term)
abatvent
abatvents
abatvoix
abatvoixes
abax
abaxes
abaxial
abaxially
abaxile
abay
abaya
abayas
abays
abazi

Literary usage of Abatures

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1. A Glossary of Tudor and Stuart Words: Especially from the Dramatists by Walter William Skeat, Anthony Lawson Mayhew (1914)
"20. abatures, the traces left by a stag in the underwood through which he has passed. ..."

2. Turbervile's Booke of Hunting, 1576 by George Turberville (1908)
"... a Harte whiche hath a long foote hath a greater bodie than they whiche are round footed. Of the iudgement of the abatures and beating downe of the lowe ..."

3. A German and English Dictionary by Karl. Breul (1906)
"step (before a door)\ grass trodden down by deer, abatures, foiling ; feinen — nehmen, to withdraw, to retire (obs,). ..."

4. An universal etymological English dictionaryby Nathan Bailey by Nathan Bailey (1724)
"LT abatures, [among Hunters] Foil- Ing, the Sprigs or Grafs that a Stag throws down in ..."

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