Definition of Abthanes

1. abthane [n] - See also: abthane



Lexicographical Neighbors of Abthanes

absurdist
absurdists
absurdities
absurdity
absurdly
absurdness
absurdnesses
absurds
abswurmbachite
abswurmbachites
absynthe
absynthes
abt
abterminal
abthane
abthanes (current term)
abtropfung
abubble
abugida
abugidas
abuilding
abulia
abulias
abulic
abuna
abunas
abundance
abundances
abundancies
abundancy

Literary usage of Abthanes

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A History of the Highlands and of the Highland Clans by James Browne (1851)
"But of what class or order of persons were these abthanes ? The presumption seems to be, ... abthanes are defined by Ducange, ..."

2. A History of the Highlands and of the Highland Clans by James Browne (1843)
"But of what class or order of persons were these abthanes ? The presumption seems to be, ... abthanes are defined by Ducange, ..."

3. The History of Normandy and of England by Francis Palgrave (1864)
"Antiquarians have maintained that the abthanes were lay Abbots. A son of Malcolm's, like Malcolm's grandfather, was Abbot of Dunkeld, and also Earl of Fife; ..."

4. The History of Normandy and of England by Francis Palgrave (1864)
"Antiquarians have maintained that the abthanes were lay Abbots. A son of Malcolm's, like Malcolm's grandfather, was Abbot of Dunkeld, and also Earl of Fife; ..."

5. The Scottish Nation: Or, The Surnames, Families, Literature, Honours, and by William Anderson (1877)
"In various charters so recent as the reign of David II. they are described as the "abthanes of Dull " of " Kilmichael," &c. ..."

6. Old Family Letters: Copied from the Originals for Alexander Biddle by Alexander Biddle, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Rush (1892)
"... and in Asia they all ended in Despotism or in Simple Monarchy. And how will our Aristocracy proceed and end? Will our State Governors become abthanes ? ..."

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