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Abscondʹ

means properly to hide; but we genérally use the word in the sense of stealing off secretly from an employer. (Latin, abscondo.)

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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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