A*bode" (#), pret.

of Abide.

 

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A*bode", n. [OE. abad, abood, fr. abiden to abide. See Abide. For the change of vowel, cf. abode, imp. of abide.]

1.

Act of waiting; delay.

[Obs.]

Shak.

And with her fled away without abode. Spenser.

2.

Stay or continuance in a place; sojourn.

He waxeth at your abode here. Fielding.

3.

Place of continuance, or where one dwells; abiding place; residence; a dwelling; a habitation.

Come, let me lead you to our poor abode. Wordsworth.

 

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A*bode", n. [See Bode, v. t.]

An omen.

[Obs.]

High-thundering Juno's husband stirs my spirit with true abodes. Chapman.

 

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A*bode", v. t.

To bode; to foreshow.

[Obs.]

Shak.

 

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A*bode", v. i.

To be ominous.

[Obs.]

Dryden.

 

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