from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An inhabitant of Abdera, in Thrace.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An inhabitant of Abdera, an ancient maritime town in Thrace.
  • n. A stupid person, the inhabitants of Abdera having been proverbial for their stupidity.


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