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ab origine

[ahb oh-rig-i-ne; English ab aw-rij-uh-nee, -oh-rij-] /ɑb oʊˈrɪg ɪˌnɛ; English æb ɔˈrɪdʒ əˌni, -oʊˈrɪdʒ-/
Latin. from the very beginning; from the source or origin. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • It is said of him, that he was, inventum focis, because he was ab origine from the land of fire; by which is meant Ur of Chaldea.

  • To come to the point at once, the lease is, ab origine, null and void.

    The Parent's Assistant Maria Edgeworth
  • My constitution and my frame were ab origine blasted with a deep, incurable taint of hypochondria, which poisons my existence.'

    Robert Burns Gabriel Setoun
  • I do not think that Lancelot was ab origine the hero of a variant of this popular and widely-spread folk-tale.

    The Three Days' Tournament Jessie L. Weston
  • My constitution and frame were, ab origine, blasted with a deep incurable taint of hypochondria, which poisons my existence.

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