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  • n. The place where one abides; a permanent dwelling-place; hence, a place of rest; a resting-place.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A place where one abides; a permanent dwelling-place; hence, a place of rest; a resting-place.

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Examples

  • Mr. Brown never lost an opportunity, so he clinched the matter on the spot with a virile hand-grip, and thenceforth the conduct of Keesh was to determine the ultimate abiding-place of Macklewrath's soul.

    KEESH, SON OF KEESH

  • Courbertin and St. Vincent sprang after them, but the latter knew their abiding-place and returned triumphant.

    CHAPTER 23

  • The task of carrying away the bodies, that else would have polluted our abiding-place, he left to the horde.

    CHAPTER IX

  • And this was the main abiding-place of the Folk that I had chanced upon.

    CHAPTER V

  • The comic weeklies returned his jokes and humorous verse, and the light society verse he wrote for the large magazines found no abiding-place.

    Chapter 24

  • We continued to the west, following the river bank, and before we knew it we were in the midst of the abiding-place of the Fire

    CHAPTER XIII

  • This abiding-place was a splendid strategic selection.

    CHAPTER XIII

  • By the time we had paddled well out into the current, we had drifted so far downstream that we were in full view of the Fire People's abiding-place.

    CHAPTER XIII

  • Beyond it, we knew, was the carrot patch, and beyond that the caves and the abiding-place of the horde.

    CHAPTER XIII

  • The abiding-place was deserted, Red-Eye remained in his cave, and the horde had disappeared in the depths of the forest.

    CHAPTER IX

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