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Definition of Abridge

Aboriginies
Aboriginies
  ABRIDGE   verb, transitive
To shorten.
 

Devil's Dictionarydefinition from:
The Devil's Dictionary
by Ambrose Bierce, 1911

Abrupt
Abrupt
Regular definition:
ABRIDGE:
??br?d? v.tr. 1 shorten (a book, film, etc.) by using fewer words or making deletions. 2 curtail (liberty). °°abridgable adj. abridger n. [ME f. OF abreg(i)er f. LL abbreviare ABBREVIATE]


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