1830?–1901, amir of Afghanistan 1880–1901.
abda servant. (1.) The father of Adoniram, whom Solomon set over the tribute (1 Kings 4:6); i.e., the forced labour (R.V., “levy”). (2.) A Levite of the family of Jeduthun (Neh. 11:17), also called Obadiah (1 Chr. 9:16). Historical Examples On our return to Luxor my donkey boy abda and I had a disagreement. A […]
plural noun extreme anxiety or nervousness, the heebie-jeebies; also called habdabs , [screaming abdabs or habdabs] Examples She got the abdabs about speaking to the editor. Word Origin WWII meaning ‘a tall tale’; 1950+ current meaning Usage Note slang noun Anxiety or nervous tension: Starting any new project gives her the abdabs (1945+)
abdc Association of Birth Defect Children
abdeel servant of God, (Jer. 36:26), the father of Shelemiah.
noun ?1807–83, Algerian nationalist, who resisted the French invasion of Algeria and established (1837) an independent state. He surrendered to the French in 1847 Contemporary Examples abdelkader was jailed Sunday in a Paris-area prison, where he will remain as the investigation continues. Mohamed Merah’s Brother: France’s New Public Enemy Tracy McNicoll March 25, 2012 abdelkader […]