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Another word for dwelling or residence. A place of habitation. A home. A domicile. For legal purposes it is a fixed place of residence. A party may be served with process at his abode. See also domicile. pret. of Abide.

 - Act of waiting; delay. Stay or continuance in a place; sojourn. Place of continuance, or where one dwells; abiding place; residence; a dwelling; a habitation.

 - An omen. To bode; to foreshow. To be ominous.

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