Av



the eleventh month of the Jewish calendar.
arteriovenous.
atrioventricular.
audiovisual.
avenue.
average.
avoirdupois weight.
atrioventricular.
audiovisual.
Also, a.v. ad valorem.
audiovisual.
Artillery Volunteers.
audiovisual.
Authorized Version (of the Bible).
Contemporary Examples

The fast of the Ninth of Av is not intended to decry only past pain (though that too) but present political misdeeds.
Today’s Lamentations Aryeh Cohen July 28, 2012

The day that is upon us in the heat of the summer is the fast of the Ninth day of the Hebrew month of Av.
Today’s Lamentations Aryeh Cohen July 28, 2012

A handful of people—two full time and others on a more casual basis—make up the Av team in his office in Dharamsala, India.
Dalai Lama, Twitter Rock Star: The Virtual Influence of His Holiness Melinda Liu August 5, 2012

The rush to coalition, including a badly-negotiated deal on Av.
David Cameron Loses Tim Montgomerie David Frum March 24, 2013

Av Harris, a spokesman for the Connecticut secretary of state, said he thought Election Day would go smoothly.
Scramble Ahead of Election Day in Areas Hardest Hit by Sandy Ben Jacobs November 2, 2012

Historical Examples

You are not long in these parts, sir, Av I may make so bowld?’
Jack Hinton Charles James Lever

Av there war any of you really’d hAve the heart to be doing anything!
The Macdermots of Ballycloran Anthony Trollope

I cud hear O’Hara runnin’ up an’ the rattlin’ Av my rifle in the rack an’ the men breathin’ heAvy as they stud roun’ my cot.
Soldiers Three Rudyard Kipling

Av it had been at night, we might hAve tried a reskey; but the sperrit ain’t in ’em at all.
The Macdermots of Ballycloran Anthony Trollope

I oughtn’t to hAve married her that time––she only a girl, an’ me a full-growed man who should ‘Av had sense for both.’
Faro Nell and Her Friends Alfred Henry Lewis

noun
(in the Jewish calendar) the fifth month of the year according to biblical reckoning and the eleventh month in the civil year, usually falling within July and August
abbreviation
Authorized Version (of the Bible)
abbreviation
average
abbreviation
avenue
abbreviation
audiovisual
abbreviation
ad valorem

abbreviation of Authorized Version (of the English Bible, 1611) attested from 1868.

A-V abbr.

arteriovenous

atrioventricular

avatar
arteriovenous
atrioventricular
audiovisual
Authorized Version
average variability
avenue
average
avoirdupois
Avestan
Latin ad valorem (in proportion to the value)
Latin ad valorem (in proportion to the value)
audiovisual
arteriovenous
atrioventricular
audiovisual

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