Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of boarding a vessel, as in a sea-fight.
  • n. A collision. See fall aboard of, under aboard.

Etymologies

Borrowing from French abordage (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • "abordage" -- which operation they were not, in a harmless church, hung round with velvet and wax-candles, and filled with ladies, surely called upon to perform.

    The Second Funeral of Napoleon

  • "And why do you not fly to his arms?" sneered Alan Hawke, who had quickly resigned the bullying tone of his abordage.

    A Fascinating Traitor An Anglo-Indian Story

  • C'est constamment que j'ai des douleurs dans le sein droit mais cette semaine a ete la pire d'ou mon abordage du sujet avec le medecin.)

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