Word Origin for abernethy
Examples from the Web for abernethy
People compared him to Abernethy, whereby he was secretly flattered.In the Days of My Youth|Amelia Ann Blandford Edwards
Bryant gave his promissory notes to Gov. Abernethy, aggregating $30,000 in principal, as part consideration for the purchase.Dr. John McLoughlin, the Father of Oregon|Frederick Van Voorhies Holman
Among others, there was Abernethy, a few miles south-east of Perth.The Testimony of Tradition|David MacRitchie
Mr. Abernethy had a great aversion to any hint being thrown out that he cured a patient of complaint.
The Thor-hammerer does nothing but grumble, except when he tells a good story, which he says he had from Dr. Abernethy.A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume II (of II)|Augustus de Morgan