There"a*bout` (?), There"a*bouts` (?), adv. [The latter spelling is less proper, but more commonly used.]

1.

Near that place.

2.

Near that number, degree, or quantity; nearly; as, ten men, or thereabouts.

Five or six thousand horse . . . or thereabouts.
Shak.

Some three months since, or thereabout.
Suckling.

3.

Concerning that; about that. [R.]

What will ye dine? I will go thereabout.
Chaucer.

They were much perplexed thereabout.
Luke xxiv. 4.

 

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