abode


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Abode

One's home; habitation; place of dwelling; or residence. Ordinarily means "domicile." Living place impermanent in character. The place where a person dwells. Residence of a legal voter. Fixed place of residence for the time being. For Service of Process, one's fixed place of residence for the time being; his or her "usual place of abode."

abode

noun address, domicile, domus, dwelling, dwelling place, fixed residence, gite, habitancy, habitat, habitation, home, homestead, house, inhabitancy, living place, place of dwelling, residence, residency
Foreign phrases: Constitutum esse eam domum unicuique nostrum debere existimari, ubi quisque sedes et tabulas haberet, suarumque rerum constitutionem fecisset. It is established that the home of each of us is considered to be the place of his abode and books, and where he may have made an establishment of his business.
See also: address, base, building, domicile, dwelling, habitation, home, house, inhabitation, lodging, place, residence, structure

abode

see RIGHT OF ABODE.
References in classic literature ?
Then when they had made their drink offerings, and had drunk each as much as he was minded they went home to bed every man in his own abode, leaving Ulysses in the cloister with Arete and Alcinous while the servants were taking the things away after supper.
But she is perfectly amiable, and often condescends to drive by my humble abode in her little phaeton and ponies.
of inscription and sign, explained clearly to what abode I had made my way.
It was the abode of noise, disorder, and impropriety.
It happened thus: A week after we had taken up our abode in Paris there arrived thither the General.
Some accounts give rather a romantic origin to this affair, tracing it to the stormy night when M'Dougal, in the course of an exploring expedition, was driven by stress of weather to seek shelter in the royal abode of Comcomly.
After this the robbers never dared to go back to the house; but the musicians were so pleased with their quarters that they took up their abode there; and there they are, I dare say, at this very day.
Their superiority of abode was no more to them than their superiority of person.
1886, and abode in it until 1892, made it at once the scene of such constant offence that he had no time, if he had the temper, for defence.
As they went along they chanced to pass a deep well, amply supplied with water, and when they saw it, one of the Frogs said to the other, "Let us descend and make our abode in this well: it will furnish us with shelter and food.
His place of abode was in Staffordshire, on a morsel of freehold land of his own--appropriately called Salt Patch.
She mentioned a common name, and an unknown and distant place of abode, but told me they were now on the Continent, and their present address was unknown to her.