Definitions for abodeəˈboʊd
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a place in which a person resides; residence; dwelling; home.
an extended stay in a place; sojourn.
Origin of abode:
1200–50; ME abood a waiting, delay, stay; akin to abide
Ref: a pt. and past part. of abide .
any address at which you dwell more than temporarily
"a person can have several residences"
dwelling, home, domicile, abode, habitation, dwelling house(noun)
housing that someone is living in
"he built a modest dwelling near the pond"; "they raise money to provide homes for the homeless"
pret. of Abide
act of waiting; delay
stay or continuance in a place; sojourn
place of continuance, or where one dwells; abiding place; residence; a dwelling; a habitation
to bode; to foreshow
to be ominous
The Roycroft Dictionary
1. A place where one cleans one's teeth and occasionally sleeps. 2. A long counter with a gutter and a rail at the bottom over which one is served with any liquid in a glass. 3. Dwelling, fireside (obsolete in this sense). 4. A grave.