Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as abecedarian.
  • noun An a-b-c book; a primer.
  • noun A first principle or element; rudiment: as, “such rudiments or abecedaries,”

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun rare A primer; the first principle or rudiment of anything.

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  • Word in context: “Bernardo Atxaga’s ’s abecedary of war starts with a malevolent flower and ends with the ultimate solution�?

    April 17, 2009