Definition of Abridgements

1. Noun. (plural of abridgement) ¹



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Definition of Abridgements

1. abridgement [n] - See also: abridgement

Lexicographical Neighbors of Abridgements

abrenouncing
abrenunciation
abrenunciations
abreption
abreptions
abreuvoir
abreuvoirs
abri
abricock
abricocks
abridgable
abridge
abridged
abridgedly
abridgement
abridgements (current term)
abridger
abridgers
abridges
abridging
abridgment
abridgments
abrim
abrin
abrine
abrins
abris
abristle
abroach
abroached

Literary usage of Abridgements

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"... Tripartita) called for and found abridgements. Moreover, new collections arose, owing to fresh additions to these great compilations and new ..."

2. A New and General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and by William Tooke, William Beloe, Robert Nares (1798)
"Syriac: but they were only abridgements. His Hebrew and .Latin Lexicons were only, ... abridgements ..."

3. Reports of Some Cases Adjudged in the Courts of the Lord Chancellor, Master by Great Britain Court of Chancery, Charles Purton Cooper (1841)
"Miscellaneous Cases and Passages in the Year Books and abridgements of Brooke aml ... abridgements ..."

4. Notes Introductory to the Study of the Clementine Recognitions: A Course of by Fenton John Anthony Hort (1901)
"... the mere bulk might well be the chief cause of the change of form, and the Homilies and Recognitions may both be regarded as abridgements of the ..."

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