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Definition of Abeigh
1. aloof [adv]
Lexicographical Neighbors of Abeigh
Literary usage of Abeigh
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General (1890)
"... now extinct, who had their erat at abeigh or ... now settled at abeigh, remarkable for their attention to religion ; the house of Jumblatt or ..."
2. Vernacular Writings of George Buchanan by George Buchanan (1892)
"Town's bodies ran an' stood abeigh, Cf. also Fergusson— An' ca't thee mad."—L1. 43-48. " But Cout wad let nae body steer him, ..."
3. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"... now settled at abeigh, remarkable for their attention to religion ; the house of Jumblatt or ... 1180), whose shrine at abeigh is ..."
4. The Scottish Gallovidian Encyclopedia by John Mactaggart (1876)
"abeigh—Aloof, shy, &c. ... abeigh ; means, she fought shy, that her affections were not easy to gain ..."