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Abatement

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in heraldry, is a mark of dishonour annexed to coat armour, whereby the honour of it is abated.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Aaron
Ab
Aback
Abacus
Abaddon
Abambou
Abandon
Abandon fait larron
Abaris
Abate
Abatement
Abaton
Abbassides
Abbey Laird (An)
Abbey-lubber (An)
Abbot of Misrule
Abbotsford
Abd
Abdael
Abdallah
Abdallah

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Abatement