Definition of Adobes

1. Noun. (plural of adobe) ¹



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Definition of Adobes

1. adobe [n] - See also: adobe

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Adobes

adnominalized
adnominalizer
adnominalizers
adnominalizes
adnominalizing
adnominally
adnominals
adnoun
adnouns
ado
adobe
adobe brick
adobe house
adobe lily
adobelike
adobes (current term)
adobo
adobos
adolesce
adolesced
adolescence
adolescences
adolescency
adolescent
adolescent albuminuria
adolescent behaviour
adolescent crisis
adolescent health services
adolescent medicine
adolescent nutrition

Literary usage of Adobes

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1. A Practical Treatise on the Manufacture of Bricks, Tiles, Terra-cotta, Etc. by Charles Thomas Davis (1884)
"being 13 inches square and 3 inches thick; the adobes or sun-dried bricks measuring ... The adobes were laid in clay, the work being striped horizontally, ..."

2. With the French in Mexico by Elton, James Frederick (1867)
"LA GUERRE AUX adobes. THE Fates appeared resolved that we should not carry away with us any favourable impressions of Matehuala, for no sooner did we enter ..."

3. The Metallurgy of Silver, Gold, and Mercury in the United States by Thomas Egleston (1890)
"It was formerly considered that these adobes were essential to the working of ... Neither the large pieces of ore or the adobes change their form during the ..."

4. The Resources of California: Comprising Agriculture, Mining, Geography by John Shertzer Hittell (1863)
"When an adobe house is to be built, the adobes are made very near the place, ... The earth to make adobes should be a sandy or gravelly clay, which will not ..."

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