Abode

Noun

  • (obsolete) Stay or continuance in a place; sojourn. [Attested from (1350 to 1470) to the mid 18th century.]
  • (obsolete) An omen; a foretelling. [Attested from the late 16th century to the late 17th century.]
  • (obsolete) Act of waiting; delay. [Attested from (1150 to 1350) to the early 17th century.]
  • (formal) A residence, dwelling or habitation. [First attested from around 1350 to 1470.]

    "of no fixed abode."

Verb

  • simple past tense and past participle of abide
  • (intransitive, obsolete) To be ominous. [Attested from the mid 17th century to the late 17th century.]
  • (transitive, obsolete) To bode; to foreshow; to presage. [Attested from the late 16th century to the mid 17th century.]

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