Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who, or that which, abuts. Specifically, the owner of a contiguous estate.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One whose property abuts: as, the abutters on the street.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the owner of contiguous property

Etymologies

abut +‎ -er (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Brush thetops of the buns with water, sprinkle evenly with semolina andscore a crisscross on top with abutter knife.

    Dan Lepard's semolina BBQ buns

  • November 20th, 2005 at 2: 42 pm teen says: fungi abutter McKeon landlady! rosary derive hums, allocated triggered

    Think Progress » Another Titanic Mistake

  • That is, the new line of each abutter shall be the middle of the former street.

    The code of the city of Charlottesville, Virginia

  • Michael Larkin, the father of Lori J. Toth, the nearest abutter, said he is concerned about how the operation will affect his 6 - and 8-year-old grandsons who have breathing problems.

    Reader - MassLive.com

  • Hurley also argued Mclaughlin didn't have "standing" for the appeal because he charged the resident isn't an abutter who would be adversely affected by the plant.

    News from www.thesunchronicle.com

  • In another point of contention, the plant attorney argues Mclaughlin doesn't have "standing" for the appeal because he claims the resident isn't an abutter who would be adversely affected by the plant.

    News from www.thesunchronicle.com

  • Last parcel of former Gold Club property in Chicopee sold to abutter Richard Zelinski

    Reader - MassLive.com

  • Well, I am extremely pessimistic about Mexican-American relations, not because the U.S. had done anything specifically wrong to our southern neighbor but because a (now not quite so) wealthy country has as its abutter a Latin society with all of its characteristic deficiencies: congenital corruption, authoritarian government, anarchic politics, near-tropical work habits, stifling social mores, Catholic dogma with the usual unacknowledged compromises, an anarchic counter-culture and increasingly violent modes of conflict.

    Think Progress

  • The applicant provided a petition, signed by residents including an abutter, in support of the application.

    News from www.thesunchronicle.com

  • An abutter dropped her appeal of that decision last spring.

    News from www.thesunchronicle.com

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