Origin of abut
OTHER WORDS FROM abutun·a·but·ting, adjective
How to use abut in a sentence
The main area abuts another 3,000 acres of guided-only, out-of-bounds terrain.
In 1827, a little school was opened in a building at the corner of Gildow-street, abutting upon Marsh-lane, in this town.Our Churches and Chapels|Atticus
Lacking concrete, he'd constructed a roofless stone hut abutting the barn to serve as his manure shed.Blind Man's Lantern|Allen Kim Lang
All the abutting joints were carefully executed by machinery, the fitting being of the most perfect kind.Lives of the Engineers|Samuel Smiles