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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who abates a nuisance.
  • n. A person who, without right, enters into a freehold on the death of the last possessor, before the heir or devisee.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who or that which abates.

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

  • n. a person who abates a nuisance

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