Abode Definition

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[n] housing that someone is living in; "he built a modest dwelling near the pond"; "they raise money to provide homes for the homeless"
[n] the address where a person lives; "it is his legal place of residence"


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Misc. Definitions

\A*bode"\, pret. of {Abide}.
\A*bode"\, n. [OE. abad, abood, fr. abiden to abide. See {Abide}. For the change of vowel, cf. abode, imp. of abide.]
1. Act of waiting; delay. [Obs.] --Shak. And with her fled away without abode. --Spenser.
2. Stay or continuance in a place; sojourn. He waxeth at your abode here. --Fielding.
3. Place of continuance, or where one dwells; abiding place; residence; a dwelling; a habitation. Come, let me lead you to our poor abode. --Wordsworth.
\A*bode"\, n. [See {Bode}, v. t.] An omen. [Obs.] High-thundering Juno's husband stirs my spirit with true abodes. --Chapman.
\A*bode"\, v. t. To bode; to foreshow. [Obs.] --Shak.
\A*bode"\, v. i. To be ominous. [Obs.] --Dryden.

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