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a·bode1 / əˈbōd/ • n. formal or poetic/lit. a place of residence; a house or home: her current abode | humorous my humble abode. ∎ archaic a stay; a sojourn. a·bode2 • v. archaic past of abide.

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abode †delay, stay XIII; dwelling-place XVII. ME. abād, abōd, f. abīden ABIDE, after OE. bād waiting, f. BIDE.

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ABODE

One's home; habitation; place of dwelling; or residence. Ordinarily means "domicile." Living place impermanent in character. The place where a person dwells. Residence of a legal voter. Fixed place of residence for the time being. Forservice of process, one's fixed place of residence for the time being; his or her "usual place of abode."

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