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 for abode
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Abode \A*bode"\, v. t.
     To bode; to foreshow. [Obs.] --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Abode \A*bode"\, v. i.
     To be ominous. [Obs.] --Dryden.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Abode \A*bode"\,
     pret. of Abide.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Abode \A*bode"\, n. [OE. abad, abood, fr. abiden to abide. See
     Abide. For the change of vowel, cf. abode, imp. of abide.]
     1. Act of waiting; delay. [Obs.] --Shak.
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              And with her fled away without abode. --Spenser.
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     2. Stay or continuance in a place; sojourn.
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              He waxeth at your abode here.         --Fielding.
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     3. Place of continuance, or where one dwells; abiding place;
        residence; a dwelling; a habitation.
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              Come, let me lead you to our poor abode.
                                                    --Wordsworth.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Abode \A*bode"\, n. [See Bode, v. t.]
     An omen. [Obs.]
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           High-thundering Juno's husband stirs my spirit with
           true abodes.                             --Chapman.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Abide \A*bide"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Abode, formerly Abid;
     p. pr. & vb. n. Abiding.] [AS. [=a]b[imac]dan; pref. [=a]-
     (cf. Goth. us-, G. er-, orig. meaning out) + b[imac]dan to
     bide. See Bide.]
     1. To wait; to pause; to delay. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
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     2. To stay; to continue in a place; to have one's abode; to
        dwell; to sojourn; -- with with before a person, and
        commonly with at or in before a place.
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              Let the damsel abide with us a few days. --Gen.
                                                    xxiv. 55.
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     3. To remain stable or fixed in some state or condition; to
        continue; to remain.
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              Let every man abide in the same calling. --1 Cor.
                                                    vii. 20.
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     To abide by.
        (a) To stand to; to adhere; to maintain.
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                  The poor fellow was obstinate enough to abide by
                  what he said at first.            --Fielding.
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        (b) To acquiesce; to conform to; as, to abide by a
            decision or an award.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  abode
      n 1: any address at which you dwell more than temporarily; "a
           person can have several residences" [syn: residence,
           abode]
      2: housing that someone is living in; "he built a modest
         dwelling near the pond"; "they raise money to provide homes
         for the homeless" [syn: dwelling, home, domicile,
         abode, habitation, dwelling house]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  56 Moby Thesaurus words for "abode":
     abiding, accommodation, area, bearings, bench mark, billet,
     cohabitation, commorancy, diggings, digs, district, domicile,
     dwelling, emplacement, habitancy, habitation, hole, home, house,
     inhabitancy, inhabitation, inhabiting, latitude and longitude,
     lieu, living, locale, locality, location, locus, lodging, nesting,
     occupancy, occupation, pinpoint, place, placement, point, position,
     quarters, region, residence, residency, residing, site, situation,
     situs, sojourning, spot, squatting, staying, staying over, stead,
     stopping, tenancy, whereabout, whereabouts
  
  

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