Definition of 'abode'
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We know how little there is to tempt anyone to our humble abode. Pride and Prejudice (1813)It is unique in having no fixed abode and being available to museums nationwide. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Their new abode is near the factory where they work and met. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Soon she is very comfortable in her new abode. The Sun (2008)But their lives are torn apart when their new abode appears to turn on them. The Sun (2008)Three of the accused gave home addresses local to the crime scene and one said he was of no fixed abode. The Sun (2016)It is for this reason that religious man has always sought to fix his abode at the "center of the world. Sociology and Religion: A Collection of Readings (1995)Humphrey and Edward accompanied them to their new abode. The Children of the New Forest (1847)The backdrop for all is a humble terraced abode with walls the colour of stewed builder's tea. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I think he wanted to use them in his new abode. Times, Sunday Times (2006)I hired eight strong men to rip the guts out of my new abode. Times, Sunday Times (2015)One said he was going to live in the woods - another gave a park bench as his new abode. The Sun (2007)Welcome to my humble abode! Times, Sunday Times (2008)Meanwhile Opera North has no fixed abode. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Alternatively, a fiver to the guy of no fixed abode in the local park will get you a drunken rendition of any festive tune you like. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Heidi loved to sit there, and as soon as she had entered their new abode, she began to examine the pictures. Heidi (1881)
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