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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

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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