abate of

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abate of

  1. (archaic) To lessen, to subtract something from.

ReferencesEdit

  • Lesley Brown (editor), The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 [1933], ISBN 978-0-19-860575-7), page 2
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