abature


abature
'əbeɪtʃə n. animal trail made by a stag

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Abature — Ab a*ture ([.a]b [.a]*t[ u]r; 135), n. [F. abatture, fr. abattre. See {Abate}.] Grass and sprigs beaten or trampled down by a stag passing through them. Crabb. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • abature — /abˈə chər/ noun In hunting, the trail through underwood beaten down by a stag ORIGIN: Fr; see ↑abate1 …   Useful english dictionary


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