aboves'd

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

aboves'd (not comparable)

  1. (dated) Contraction of abovesaid.
    • 1654, John Ashe, document, quoted in The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 61, Part 2, page 807, 1791
      he was by me sworne faithfully to execute the said office, according to the act of Parliament in that case made and provided. Witness my hand, the day and year aboves'd, John Ashe
    • 1749, "Warrant for a Meeting", quoted in The History of Salisbury, New Hampshire, page 41, published 1890
      This is by Order and Agreement of us the Subscribers and others, Proprietors of the aboves'd Grant of Land

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used mainly in manuscripts.

Derived terms[edit]

  • above (one adjective sense: "located higher on the same page or on a preceding page")
  • aboves