abowt

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abowt (not comparable)

  1. Obsolete spelling of about.

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abowt

  1. (obsolete, outside of dialects) Alternative spelling of about.
    • 1842, John Dee, The Private Diary of Dr. John Dee, page 34:
      May 20th, after dynner, I with my brother, Mr. Justice Yong, went to the Archebishop of Canterbury to Lambeth, abowt the personagis who used me well.
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