Origin of abeyance
Examples from the Web for abeyance
The court will then hold the eleven felony allocutions in abeyance.
Don Joaquin was only asserting his dignity, that had lain a little in abeyance while he was listening to her explanations.Mariquita|John Ayscough
The first represents Blake in a rare mood, his mysticism in abeyance, and his temper one of aesthetic abandon.William Blake|Irene Langridge
For a number of years the great project was held in abeyance by a series of unforeseen events.Pilots of the Republic|Archer Butler Hulbert
The matter, however, was not suffered to fall altogether into abeyance.The English Church in the Eighteenth Century|Charles J. Abbey and John H. Overton
The narrative in Joshua implies that the custom was introduced by him, not that it had merely been in abeyance in the Wilderness.