Definition of Abridgments

1. Noun. (plural of abridgment) ¹



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Definition of Abridgments

1. abridgment [n] - See also: abridgment

Lexicographical Neighbors of Abridgments

abreuvoirs
abri
abricock
abricocks
abridgable
abridge
abridged
abridgedly
abridgement
abridgements
abridger
abridgers
abridges
abridging
abridgment
abridgments (current term)
abrim
abrin
abrine
abrins
abris
abristle
abroach
abroached
abroaches
abroaching
abroad
abroads
abrocome
abrocomes

Literary usage of Abridgments

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

1. The Study of Cases: A Course of Instruction in Reading and Stating Reported by Eugene Wambaugh (1894)
"On account of the fulness of these abridgments, and on account of the fact that, at the time of the publication of the latest of them, most of the Year ..."

2. The Constitution of the United States of America: With an Alphabetical by William Hickey, United States (1854)
"abridgments AND DIGESTS OF THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES. Six. 1. DIGEST of all such Acts of Congress as concern the United States at large j all existing ..."

3. The Law of Torts Or Private Wrongs by Francis Hilliard (1861)
"abridgments. 56. Translations. 57. Price current. 59. Law Reports, marginal notes, dramatic compositions. 58. Charts, engravings, &c. ..."

4. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the English Courts of Common Law by Great Britain Bail Court (1872)
"... abridgments. MM Brooke's Abridgment, Conscience and Subpoena, pL 4 . . . .305 Incidents, pi. 20 . . . .253 Pleadings, pi. 88 . ..."

5. Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors. by John Timbs (1829)
"Abstracts, abridgments, summaries, &c. have the same tise with burning glasses, to collect the diffused rays of •wit and learning in authors, ..."

6. A Course of Legal Study: Addressed to Students and the Profession Generally by David Hoffman (1836)
"25, has given the following advice: 'Take heed, reader, of all abridgments, for the chief use of them is as of tables, to find the book at large. ..."

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