Origin of abridgment
Examples from the Web for abridgment
Those words are an abridgment and paraphrase of this assessment by the National Institute on Drug Abuse.
To protect his own interests Prescott decided to make an abridgment of his own, and thus to forestall the pirate.William Hickling Prescott|Harry Thurston Peck
This abridgment of its power to pass upon the reasonableness of tariffs as a whole was effected in the Senate.Railroads: Rates and Regulations|William Z. Ripley
All the rights of our fellow beings, as secured by law, are an abridgment of our liberty.Abolition a Sedition|Geo. W. Donohue