Definition of Absey

1. Noun. ABC; alphabet ¹



2. Noun. absey book; abecedary ¹

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Definition of Absey

1. abcee [n -S] - See also: abcee

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Absey

absenter
absenters
absentest
absentia
absentia epileptica
absenting
absently
absentment
absentminded
absentmindeder
absentmindedest
absentmindedly
absentmindedness
absentness
absents
absey (current term)
absey-book
absey-books
absey book
absey books
abseys
absidiole
absidioles
absinth
absinthate
absinthates
absinthe
absinthe green
absinthe oil
absinthe yellow

Literary usage of Absey

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1. A Catalogue of Westminster Records Deposited at the Town Hall, Caxton Street by Westminster (London, England), John Edward Smith (1900)
"Watch Rate (St. John) 1777 17Q „ „ (Grand) 1778 „ „ (absey) 1778 „ „ (St. John) 1778 „ „ (Grand) 1779 „ (absey) 1779 „ „ (St. John) 1779 „ (Grand) 1780 169 ..."

2. The Cryptography of Shakespeare by Walter Arensberg (1922)
"alphabet was the "absey booke", which is mentioned in King John, Act I, Scene I, lines 195-197: I shall beseech you; that is question now, And then comes ..."

3. The Aldus Shakespeare by William Shakespeare (1909)
"... 'I shall beseech you'—that is question now; And then comes answer like an absey book: 'O sir,' says answer, 'at your best command; At your employment; ..."

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