Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A local English (Westmoreland) name of the bleak. See bleak, n. Also called ablen and able.

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

  • (Zoöl.) A small fresh-water fish (Leuciscus alburnus); the bleak.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A small fresh-water fish (Leuciscus alburnus); the bleak.

Etymologies

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French ablet, ablette, a diminutive from Late Latin abula, for albula, diminutive of albus white. Compare Abele.

Examples

  • Further to the comments about CO2 being a trace gas, and about what effects trace quantities are ablet o exert, it is interesting to put the 'trace' amount of CO2 into context...

    The Simplest Explanation

  • Mitku was ablet to read the name plate of one of the men who raped her and his surname is sahu.

    Khaki Rakshashas go on Rape Rampage in Bastar

  • Maybe sometime soon I will be ablet o overcome this maddness.

    walkercayce Diary Entry

  • I'm sure Isett is thinking, "how else will I be ablet to pay my wife tens of thousands of dollars per year for her bookeeping services, if I don't back my sugar daddy?"

    musings

  • This stuff is basically stream of consciousness and while I’d love to be ablet to pay more attention to my blogs and go back and edit them, I just don’t have the time.

    Abandon Vista. We don’t need another desktop OS « Squash

  • I just bought all the ingredients for this cake, and I’m going to give it a try….the only problem I’m going to have, is I’m taking it to a BBQ tomorrow afternoon, and I guess I won’t be ablet to put that whipped cream on until I get there to whip it up…I hate doing anything in their kitchen…I don’t know them all that well, but oh well, hopefully, it’ll be WORTH IT!

    double chocolate torte | smitten kitchen

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