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Abater

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Aba'ter. n.s.The agent or cause by which an abatement is procured.

Abaters of acrimony or sharpness: expressed oils of ripe vegetables, and all preparations of such; as of almonds, pistachoes, and other nuts. Arbuthnot on diet.

Sources: Arbuthnot, John (227)

Attributes: Noun Substantive (1269)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Abater." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: November 23, 2013. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=131.


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