- a male given name, form of Abraham.
- AbbeyAnna Marie Gaby WooldridgeAminata Moseka, born 1930, U.S. jazz singer, activist, and actress.
- Abraham,AbeHonest Abe, 1809–65, 16th president of the U.S. 1861–65.
- Benjamin,1733–1810, American Revolutionary general.
- Mary Todd,1818–82, U.S. First Lady 1861–65 (wife of Abraham Lincoln).
- a city in and the capital of Nebraska, in the SE part.
- a city in Lincolnshire, in E central England.
- a town in N Rhode Island.
- a city in central Illinois.
- a town in S Ontario, in S Canada, on Lake Ontario.
- Mount, a mountain in central Colorado, in the Park Range of the Rocky Mountains. 14,286 feet (4357 meters).
- one of an English breed of large mutton sheep noted for their heavy fleece of coarse, long wool.
- a male given name.
- Abraham,Abe, 1860–1951, U.S. novelist and journalist, born in Russia.
Examples from the Web for abe
Mr. Abe was not amused and on his Facebook page he called these taunts “the most despicable act.”
Scandals were what took Abe down the first time he was in office in 2007.
Beijing also demanded that Abe declare he will no longer pay visits to the war-linked Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo.
Yet, after months of backdoor negotiations there was Xi, stone-facedly shaking hands with a smirking Abe.
And that small concession by Abe inflamed critics in Japan, who called it “a losing strategy.”
"I knowed Abe Condit," and immediately changed the conversation.The Underdog
F. Hopkinson Smith
What do you suppose one-legged men're going to do in the resurrection, hey, Abe?Hetty's Strange History
Maybe because he's got some sort of an agreement with Abe Goldmark.Old Man Curry
Charles E. (Charles Emmett) Van Loan
Abe Storms was not deceived for a moment by this transparent story.Adrift on the Pacific
Edward S. Ellis
Beasley handed the change of a twenty-dollar bill to Abe and turned to the girl.The Golden Woman
- a city in E central England, administrative centre of Lincolnshire: an important ecclesiastical and commercial centre in the Middle Ages; Roman ruins, a castle (founded by William the Conqueror) and a famous cathedral (begun in 1086). Pop: 85 963 (2001)Latin name: Lindum (ˈlɪndəm)
- a city in SE Nebraska: state capital; University of Nebraska (1869). Pop: 235 594 (2003 est)
- short for Lincolnshire
- a breed of long-woolled sheep, originally from Lincolnshire
- Abraham. 1809–65, US Republican statesman; 16th president of the US. His fame rests on his success in saving the Union in the Civil War (1861–65) and on his emancipation of slaves (1863); assassinated by John Wilkes Booth
Word Origin and History for abe
English city, county town of Lincolnshire, Old English Lindcylene, from Latin Lindum Colonia from a Latinized form of British *lindo "pool, lake" (corresponding to Welsh llyn). Originally a station for retired IX Legion veterans. Lincoln green as a type of dyed cloth fabric made there is from c.1500. In reference to U.S. president Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865), Lincolnesque is from 1894 (earlierst reference is to the beard); Lincolniana is from (1862).