Definition of 'abode'
Example sentences containing 'abode'
Pride and Prejudice (1813) Times, Sunday Times (2010) Times, Sunday Times (2014) The Sun (2008) 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)
The children are having fun in their new abode, too.Times, Sunday Times (2009) The Children of the New Forest (1847) Times, Sunday Times (2014) Times, Sunday Times (2006) Times, Sunday Times (2015) 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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