Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of abut.

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Examples

  • The main keep was smaller than Dun Ard, though it abutted a chapel, which gave it the sense of size.

    Healing the Highlander

  • Laurel named the two-year-old cat Angus, and quickly learned that he was a critter who had to spend lots of time outside -- preferably in the large cornfield that abutted her Terre Haute apartment.

    Dave Astor: The Midwest Cat I Met After My East Coast Divorce

  • By a stroke of good fortune, the backyard of our new home abutted on the sprawling Roosevelt Estate.

    Manifesting Michelangelo

  • Even though it abutted 274 acres of lush city parkland, the palace afforded little privacy for William and Harry.

    William and Kate

  • The lake abutted the road down at the bottom of the hill so closely that it sometimes flooded after a hard rain, stopping traffic.

    The Swans

  • The dressing-room she had left abutted upon one corner of the ring.

    Chapter 3

  • And it would be nice to have a bit of a gutter on the left; at least in IE 7 (blech, yuck, ptooey) the left margin is pretty much totally abutted.

    So what’cha, what’cha, what’cha want? | Johnny B. Truant

  • The compositional aesthetic is one of abutted image fragments.

    This week's new exhibitions

  • Broken armatures are decked out with amoebic limbs; organic substances abutted against geometric plastic.

    This week's new exhibitions

  • That area (where the current ramps to/from north SR 99 sit) will be abutted by both the garages to the vent building, and the garages to the Starbucks building along 1st Ave.

    Reporting 101 « PubliCola

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