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  • English Word Abactinal Definition Pertaining to the surface or end opposite to the mouth in a radiate animal; -- opposed to actinal.
  • English Word Abaction Definition Stealing cattle on a large scale.
  • English Word Abactor Definition One who steals and drives away cattle or beasts by herds or droves.
  • English Word Abaculi Definition of Abaculus
  • English Word Abaculus Definition A small tile of glass, marble, or other substance, of various colors, used in making ornamental patterns in mosaic pavements.
  • English Word Abacus Definition A board, tray, or table, divided into perforated compartments, for holding cups, bottles, or the like; a kind of cupboard, buffet, or sideboard.
  • English Word Abacus Definition The uppermost member or division of the capital of a column, immediately under the architrave. See Column.
  • English Word Abacus Definition A calculating table or frame; an instrument for performing arithmetical calculations by balls sliding on wires, or counters in grooves, the lowest line representing units, the second line, tens, etc. It is still employed in China.
  • English Word Abacus Definition A table or tray strewn with sand, anciently used for drawing, calculating, etc.
  • English Word Abacus Definition A tablet, panel, or compartment in ornamented or mosaic work.
  • English Word Abacuses Definition of Abacus
  • English Word Abada Definition The rhinoceros.
  • English Word Abaddon Definition The destroyer, or angel of the bottomless pit; -- the same as Apollyon and Asmodeus.
  • English Word Abaddon Definition Hell; the bottomless pit.
  • English Word Abaft Definition Behind; toward the stern from; as, abaft the wheelhouse.
  • English Word Abaft Definition Toward the stern; aft; as, to go abaft.
  • English Word Abaisance Definition Obeisance.
  • English Word Abaiser Definition Ivory black or animal charcoal.
  • English Word Abaist Definition Abashed; confounded; discomfited.
  • English Word Abalienate Definition To transfer the title of from one to another; to alienate.
  • English Word Abalienate Definition To cause alienation of (mind).
  • English Word Abalienate Definition To estrange; to withdraw.
  • English Word Abalienation Definition The act of abalienating; alienation; estrangement.
  • English Word Abalone Definition A univalve mollusk of the genus Haliotis. The shell is lined with mother-of-pearl, and used for ornamental purposes; the sea-ear. Several large species are found on the coast of California, clinging closely to the rocks.
  • English Word Aband Definition To abandon.
  • English Word Aband Definition To banish; to expel.
  • English Word Abandon Definition To cast or drive out; to banish; to expel; to reject.
  • English Word Abandon Definition To give up absolutely; to forsake entirely ; to renounce utterly; to relinquish all connection with or concern on; to desert, as a person to whom one owes allegiance or fidelity; to quit; to surrender.
  • English Word Abandon Definition Reflexively: To give (one's self) up without attempt at self-control; to yield (one's self) unrestrainedly; -- often in a bad sense.
  • English Word Abandon Definition To relinquish all claim to; -- used when an insured person gives up to underwriters all claim to the property covered by a policy, which may remain after loss or damage by a peril insured against.