ABUSIONS

Noun

abusions

plural of abusion

Source: Wiktionary


ABUSION

A*bu"sion, n. Etym: [OE. abusion, abusioun, OF. abusion, fr. L. abusio misuse of words, f. abuti. See Abuse, v. t.]

Definition: Evil or corrupt usage; abuse; wrong; reproach; deception; cheat. Chaucer.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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Word of the Day

24 June 2021

GENERAL

(adjective) somewhat indefinite; “bearing a general resemblance to the original”; “a general description of the merchandise”


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The first coffee-house in Mecca dates back to the 1510s. The beverage was in Turkey by the 1530s. It appeared in Europe circa 1515-1519 and was introduced to England by 1650. By 1675 the country had more than 3,000 coffee houses, and coffee had replaced beer as a breakfast drink.

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