abaisance (plural abaisances)
- Obsolete form of obeisance. [from the late 17th century to the mid 18th century]
- 1675, Richard Allestree, The art of contentment:
- Haman can find no gust in all the sensualities of the Persian Court, because a poor despicable Jew denies his abaisance.
- Lesley Brown (editor), The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 , →ISBN), page 2