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 Abde’rus.Abeceda’rian. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Ab’diel.
 
The faithful seraph who withstood Satan when he urged the angels to revolt. (See Paradise Lost, Bk. v., lines 896, etc.)   1
        “[He] adheres, with the faith of Abdiel, to the ancient form of adoration.”—Sir W. Scott.
 


 Abde’rus.Abeceda’rian. 

 
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