from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of boarding a vessel, as in a sea-fight.
- n. A collision. See fall aboard of, under aboard.
"abordage" -- which operation they were not, in a harmless church, hung round with velvet and wax-candles, and filled with ladies, surely called upon to perform.
"And why do you not fly to his arms?" sneered Alan Hawke, who had quickly resigned the bullying tone of his abordage.
C'est constamment que j'ai des douleurs dans le sein droit mais cette semaine a ete la pire d'ou mon abordage du sujet avec le medecin.)