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).
On our return to Luxor my donkey boy abda and I had a disagreement.
A Trip to the Orient Robert Urie Jacob
And Ahisar, governor of the house: and Adoniram, the son of abda, over the tribute.
The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version Various
In this way he entered the once proud capital of the abda’rahmans, and was lodged in the house of the king’s major-domo.
Chronicle of the Conquest of Granada Washington Irving
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 […]
Emil [ey-meel] /ˈeɪ mil/ (Show IPA), 1877–1950, Swiss chemist and physiologist. Historical Examples Abderhalden and Brahm’s1 experiments with pyridin show that the same is true of young dogs when on a meat diet. The Toxicity of Caffein William Salant