abuttal

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

abut +‎ -al

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

abuttal (plural abuttals)

  1. (rare, plural only) The butting or boundary of land, particularly at the end; buttals. [First attested in the early 17th century.][1]
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Spelman to this entry?)
  2. An abutment. [First attested in the early 17th century.][1]
  3. The act of abutting.

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References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 “abuttal” in Lesley Brown, editor-in-chief; William R. Trumble and Angus Stevenson, editors, The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles, 5th edition, Oxford; New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press, 2002, ISBN 978-0-19-860457-0, page 11.