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abroad (the following are the chief uses)
1. outside certain limits: (a) away or apart from one's own body or person 2H6 III. ii. 172 “His hands abroad display'd,” Cym. I. ii. 4, III. iv. 180, Compl. 137, 183 “All my offences that abroad you see” ; (b) away from one's home, out of one's house, in foreign lands Tp. III. i. 52, Cæs. V. iii. 95, Ham. I. i. 161 “then . . . no spirit can walk abroad.”
2. about in the world, in public Meas. III. ii. 90, LLL. I. i. 187 “There's villany abroad,” Rom. V. iii. 190, Oth. I. iii. 393.
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