“primer, alphabet table,” mid-15c., from Medieval Latin abecedarium “an ABC book,” neuter of adjective abecedarius, used as a noun, from the first four letters of the Latin alphabet. Abecedarian (adj.) is attested from 1660s.
in : to stay abed late on Sundays. confined to . Bachelor of Arts in Education. Contemporary Examples In the series’ pilot, smart-aleck ex-lawyer Jeff Winger (Joel McHale) tells abed that he has Asperger’s syndrome. Hollywood Takes on Autism Jace Lacob February 23, 2010 From behind the steering wheel, abed introduced me as a journalist. […]
abeda Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa
a companion of Daniel. Historical Examples Abednego Danner was a professor of biology in a small college in the town of Indian Creek. Gladiator Philip Wylie His new lie took its cue from Abednego Danner’s expressions. Gladiator Philip Wylie Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego felt no pain in the fiery furnace. The Magic of the Middle […]
Archaic. . go abegging, to be unnoticed, unused, or unappreciated; find few supporters: New ideas often go abegging.