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abecedary


abecedary


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Abecedarian  \A`be*ce*da"ri*an\,  Abecedary  \A`be*ce"da*ry\,  a. 
  Pertaining  to  or  formed  by  the  letters  of  the  alphabet; 
  alphabetic;  hence  rudimentary. 
 
  {Abecedarian  psalms},  {hymns},  etc.,  compositions  in  which 
  (like  the  119th  psalm  in  Hebrew)  distinct  portions  or 
  verses  commence  with  successive  letters  of  the  alphabet. 
  --Hook. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Abecedary  \A`be*ce"da*ry\,  n. 
  A  primer;  the  first  principle  or  rudiment  of  anything  [R.] 
  --Fuller.