Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of abode.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of abode.

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Examples

  • At this time Keswick and its vicinities were beginning to be known as the abodes of poets, and Thomas Thwaite was acquainted with Southey and Wordsworth.

    Lady Anna

  • Frode said: "That spot must be thick with trees, since thou art always calling the abodes of thy hosts by the name of trunks."

    The Danish History, Books I-IX

  • At this time Keswick and its vicinities were beginning to be known as the abodes of poets, and Thomas Thwaite was acquainted with Southey and Wordsworth.

    Lady Anna

  • Rabanus: Heretics confiding in their art are signified by the foxes, the evil spirits by the birds of the air, who have their holes and their nests, that is, their abodes in the heart of the Jewish people.

    Catena Aurea - Gospel of Matthew

  • I LIVED far from the busy haunts of men, and the rumour of wars or political changes came worn to a mere sound, to our mountain abodes.

    I.2

  • These two "abodes" were terms used by medieval Islamic scholars to divide the world into friends and foes.

    The White Path

  • Other than the several times per year that they host major parties, community events and/or charity functions, they just aren't getting the value out of their super sized abodes.

    Jennifer Schwab: Downsizing -- A Thousand Square Feet Per Person, A New American Standard

  • Conventional theory suggests that the new generation of college graduates will go to the largest, densest places, eschewing, as The Wall Street Journal put it snidely, their parent's McMansions for small abodes in the inner city.

    The U.S.' Biggest Brain Magnets

  • Then there's all those people who spray stuff like Roundup around their abodes (or rental properties) rather than simply pull the "weeds" or pay (or barter with) some schoolkid to do it for them.

    How much atrazine, from forest to faucet? (Jack Bog's Blog)

  • Other than the several times per year that they host major parties, community events and/or charity functions, they just aren't getting the value out of their super sized abodes.

    Jennifer Schwab: Downsizing -- A Thousand Square Feet Per Person, A New American Standard

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