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Aberring

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Abe'rring. part. [from the verb aberr, of aberro, Lat.] Wandering, going, astray.

Though there were a fatality in this year, yet divers were, and others might be, out in their account, aberring several ways from the true and just compute, and calling that one year, which perhaps might be another. Brown's Vulgar Errours, b. iv. c. 12.

Of the verb aberr I have found no example.

Sources: Browne, Thomas (204)

Attributes: Latin (690) · Participial Adjective (26)

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