verb (used with object), past and past participle a·bought.
verb (used without object), past and past participle a·bought. Obsolete.
Origin of aby
Examples from the Web for abies
Abies Canadensis (hemlock spruce); not abundant; some on the West Branch, and a little everywhere.The Maine Woods|Henry David Thoreau
Alpine Fir (Abies lasiocarpa) is so called because it thrives on high mountains and in the far North.American Forest Trees|Henry H. Gibson
Beginning at the altitude where the silver spruce ceases is the beautiful balsam fir (Abies lasiocarpa).Wild Life on the Rockies|Enos A. Mills
The conversion of bracts into stamens (staminody of bracts) has been observed in the case of Abies excelsa.
At this place Abies cedroides commenced, and Abies pendula became uncommon.Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and The|William Griffith