simple past tense and past participle of .
Archaic. to pay the penalty of.
to endure; continue.
to undergo suffering as a penalty.
verb abys, abyes, abying, abought
(transitive) (archaic) to pay the penalty for; redeem
. a bay in N Egypt, between Alexandria and the Rosetta mouth of the Nile: French fleet defeated here by British fleet 1798. . a village of N Egypt, in the Nile River delta: Battle of the Nile near here (1798). Historical Examples The Bay of Aboukir resembled one wide flaming volcano, enveloped in the […]
- Aboukir bay
noun a bay on the N coast of Egypt, where the Nile enters the Mediterranean: site of the Battle of the Nile (1798), in which Nelson defeated the French fleet Arabic name Abu Qîr (abuˈkiːr) Historical Examples On the memorable 1st of August, 1798, he came in sight of the enemys fleet, anchored in aboukir […]
. Contemporary Examples Then coffee, shower, indecision, efforts at writing and reading followed by aboulia. Charles Baxter: How I Write Noah Charney August 6, 2013 Historical Examples If a degenerate may suffer from one or other variety of aboulia, or phobia, or obsession, the man with tic is a degenerate too. Tics and Their Treatment […]
to occur or exist in great quantities or numbers: a stream in which trout abound. to be rich or well supplied (usually followed by in): The region abounds in coal. to be filled; teem (usually followed by with): The ship abounds with rats. Contemporary Examples In the second game, free-flowing attacking soccer should abound as […]