abnet

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew אבנט (girdle, belt).

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Noun[edit]

abnet (plural abnets)

  1. The girdle of a Jewish priest or officer. [First attested in the early 18th century.][1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lesley Brown (editor), The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 [1933], ISBN 978-0-19-860575-7), page 6