Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state or condition of being in abeyance.

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

  • noun rare Abeyance.

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  • noun rare Abeyance.

Etymologies

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abeyance +‎ -y

Examples

  • What a change in his lot would have been here, for there seemed to be some pretensions to a title, too, from a barony which was floating about and occasionally moving out of abeyancy!

    Septimius Felton, or, The elixir of life

  • a change in his lot would have been here, for there seemed to be some pretensions to a title, too, from a barony which was floating about and occasionally moving out of abeyancy!

    Septimius Felton, or, the Elixir of Life

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