Definition of Abater

1. n. One who, or that which, abates.



Definition of Abater

1. Noun. One who, or that which, abates. ¹

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Definition of Abater

1. one that abates [n -S] - See also: abates

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Abater

abat-vent
abatable
abatable nuisance
abatacept
abatage
abatages
abate
abated
abatee
abatees
abatelement
abatelements
abatement
abatement of a nuisance
abatements
abater (current term)
abaters
abates
abateth
abathochroal
abathochroally
abatic
abating
abatis
abatised
abatises
abatjour
abatjours
abaton
abator

Literary usage of Abater

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1. The History of English Law Before the Time of Edward I by Frederick Pollock, Frederic William Maitland (1899)
"The ' abater'—that is, the person who excludes the heir— Acquisition does not very easily acquire a seisin that is protected against an abater, ..."

2. A Dictionary of the Portuguese and English Languages, in Two Parts by Antonio Vieyra, Jacinto Dias do Canto (1827)
"abater, to impair, to les- used in Portuguese with the tended. ... of that which is the nominative of the verb abater; then (if the same verb is taken in ..."

3. The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New TestamentsEnglish language (1815)
"... the i ля prall. ven» abater upon ti. l ... abater."

4. A Dictionary of English Etymology by Hensleigh Wedgwood (1872)
"abater is explained by Lacombe, ' écouter avec étonnement, bouche béante, ... abater ..."

5. Facts about Peat as an Artical of Fuel by Thomas Hooker Leavitt (1867)
"It is really the abater of every nuisance" Although "nothing but peat," we are satisfied from our own experience, and testimony abundant, that the statement ..."

6. An Analytical Digested Index to the Common Law Reports: From the Time of by Thomas Coventry, Samuel Hughes (1832)
"An abater may attorn. .... abater ..."

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