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abode sb. (1 and 2 now obs.; 3 now chiefly in echoes of the Bible; cf. ‘We will . . . make our abode with him’ John xiv. 23)
1. waiting, delay Mer.V. II. vi. 21 “my long abode.”
2. temporary remaining, stay Cym. I. vi. 53.
3. “make abode,” to dwell, reside Gent. IV. iii. 23, Lr. I. i. 136.
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