Definition of Abidden

1. Verb. (obsolete) (past participle of abide) ¹



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Definition of Abidden

1. abide [v] - See also: abide

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Abidden

abhorreth
abhorrible
abhorring
abhorrings
abhors
abhour
abhurite
abhurites
abhydrolase
abibliophobia
abibliophobias
abid
abidable
abidance
abidances
abidden (current term)
abide
abide by
abideable
abided
abided by
abider
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abides
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abidest
abideth
abiding
abiding-place
abiding-places

Literary usage of Abidden

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1. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"The OED notes that in time the past and past participle coalesced in abode, and abidden fell into disuse, although a few 19th-century writers tried to ..."

2. An English Grammar: Methodical, Analytical, and Historical. With a Treatise by Eduard Adolf Ferdinand Maetzner (1874)
"The preterite in t, a favorite in the seventeenth century, is obsolete. The participle abidden is still found in the seventeenth century : What punishment ..."

3. The Practice of the Court of Session: On the Basis of the Late Mr. Darling's by Charles Farquhar Shand, James Johnston Darling (1848)
"After the party has abidden by a deed simply, as he perils himself on its authenticity, or, at least, undertakes to prove he is free from blame, ..."

4. Machiavelli by Niccolò Machiavelli (1905)
"... and the little wisedome of them that defended it, caused shame to the noble enterprise of the countesse, whoe had thought to have abidden an armie, ..."

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