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  • noun Plural form of abridgment.

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Examples

  • Some of the poems are episodic; others are rather to be described as abridgments of epic than as separate epic scenes.

    Epic and Romance Essays on Medieval Literature

  • Translator, editor, and novelist Damion Searls has had abridgments and selections on his mind for much of the past few years (see his recent work,; or the Whale) and was guided in his selection by a very particular ethos, which he describes both in his introduction to the book, and in the informal Q&A that follows.

    Navelgazing

  • Translator, editor, and novelist Damion Searls has had abridgments and selections on his mind for much of the past few years (see his recent work,; or the Whale) and was guided in his selection by a very particular ethos, which he describes both in his introduction to the book, and in the informal Q&A that follows.

    A Different Stripe:

  • Translator, editor, and novelist Damion Searls has had abridgments and selections on his mind for much of the past few years (see his recent work,; or the Whale) and was guided in his selection by a very particular ethos, which he describes both in his introduction to the book, and in the informal Q&A that follows.

    Guest posts

  • Translator, editor, and novelist Damion Searls has had abridgments and selections on his mind for much of the past few years (see his recent work,; or the Whale) and was guided in his selection by a very particular ethos, which he describes both in his introduction to the book, and in the informal Q&A that follows.

    A Conversation with Damion Searls about Thoreau's Journal

  • “It is a sad omen to find among the first effects of independence, greater restraints and abridgments of natural liberty, than ever we felt under the government we have lately renounced and shaken off.”

    Robert Morris

  • “It is a sad omen to find among the first effects of independence, greater restraints and abridgments of natural liberty, than ever we felt under the government we have lately renounced and shaken off.”

    Robert Morris

  • These beautifully designed little books are usually abridgments of longer works.

    December 2008

  • These beautifully designed little books are usually abridgments of longer works.

    December 2008

  • After the United States entered the war, she fought against abridgments of civil liberties, especially those of immigrants during wartime.

    Lillian D. Wald.

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