abutter

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

abut +‎ -er

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Noun[edit]

abutter (plural abutters)

  1. One who, or that which, abuts, specifically, the owner of a contiguous estate; as, the abutters on a street or a river. [First attested in the late 17th century.][1]
    • 1886, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, ASME transactions: Volume 7
      But said corporation shall not acquire title to any land, nor enter upon any street, until all damages to the owners of land and abutters on any part of a street occupied, or to be occupied, by its structure have been paid or secured []

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 11

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