Definitions

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  • verb Present participle of aby or abye.

Etymologies

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aby +‎ -ing

Examples

  • And indeed, she saw that he was like unto moon at full on fourteenth night; but he was ever sighing with tears never drying, for that he recalled whatso he had been abying.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • So l say “lets be realistic about our nation, and come to a common ground where these law abying good people, to come out of the shadows, and be a become part of this great nation, we all know this is the LAND OF OPPORTUNITY.”

    Think Progress » Illegal Immigration Hardliner Mitt Romney Hires Undocumented Workers To Tend His Lawn

  • And indeed, she saw that he was like unto moon at full on fourteenth night; but he was ever sighing with tears never drying, for that he recalled whatso he had been abying.

    Arabian nights. English

  • Badi’a al-Jamal caught sight of Sayf al-Muluk as he wandered about the garden, that glance of eyes cost her a thousand sighs, and she turned to Daulat Khatun and said to her (and indeed the wine sported with her senses), “O my sister, who is that young man I see in the garden, distraught, love-abying, disappointed, sighing?”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

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