Definition for abe (2 of 3)
Definition for abe (3 of 3)
Examples from the Web for abe
Scandals were what took Abe down the first time he was in office in 2007.
Mr. Abe was not amused and on his Facebook page he called these taunts “the most despicable act.”
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.”
Joe and Abe looked to it, testing every knot, however, and their seamanship told.Tom Fairfield at Sea|Allen Chapman
She had not listened to Abe's reading, but some words of it had caught her ear.The Path of the King|John Buchan
"I mean you gives me a good reference for this feller Marks Pasinsky," Abe shouted.Potash & Perlmutter|Montague Glass
Abe beckoned to Harry and pointed to the tree behind which he had seen her hiding.A Man for the Ages|Irving Bacheller
Abe and Mathilda started for the spring, swinging the water pail between them.Abe Lincoln Gets His Chance|Frances Cavanah
British Dictionary definitions for abe (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for abe (2 of 2)
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).