from The Century Dictionary.
- noun That part of a piece of land which abuts on or is contiguous to another; a boundary; a line of contact: used mostly in the plural.
- noun The fact of abutting or of lying contiguous: as, the abuttal of the land on a highway.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun The butting or boundary of land, particularly at the end; a headland.
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- noun The act of abutting.
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Just like in ordinary algebra, it's often also written with abuttal or using the star operator, ie. ab and a*b might both represent a ` mappend ` b.
To describe the high - way at full length, it should be stated to be "in, through, and from the parish of L.;" but any part of that description which ascertains the identity of the road is a sufficient description of an abuttal.
The plaintiff has undertaken to de -- scribe the highway, but this roust be understood with reference to the subject, with such certainty asis requisite in describing an abuttal.
But where a way is mentioned collaterally in pleading, as the abuttal of the principal subject, the same precision is not necessary.