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1) abut. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: aˇbutˇted, aˇbutˇting, aˇbuts To touch or end at one end or side; lie adjacent. 1. To border upon or end at; be next to. 2. To support as an abutment....

2) abutment. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. The act or process of abutting. 2a. Something that abuts. b. The point of contact of two abutting objects or parts. 3a. The part of a structure that bears the...

3) waterfront. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. Land abutting a body of water. 2. The part of a town or city that abuts water, especially a district of wharves where ships dock....

4) abut. The Columbia Guide to Standard American English. 1993
...needs no preposition but occasionally takes on following the direct object: Our property abuts the Moynihan land on the east. The intransitive verb can take any of...

5) Holbrook. The Columbia Gazetteer of North America. 2000
...census-designated place (6 sq mi/15.5 sq km; 1990 pop. 25,273), Suffolk co., SE N.Y.; abuts L.I.-MacArthur Islip Airport on N; 40°47'N 73°04'W. Diverse mfg. (knitted...

6) NoHo. The Columbia Gazetteer of North America. 2000
...by East Houston St., on N by East 8th St., on E by the Bowery, and on W by Mercer where it abuts Greenwich Village; 40°43'N 73°59'W. Name is an emblematic acronym...

7) 60852. Thoreau, Henry David. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...imperfection in its edge there, as where the axe has cleared a part, or a cultivated field abuts on it. The trees have ample room to expand on the water side, and...

8) 19929. Emerson, Ralph Waldo. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
..."Experience," Essays, Second Series (1844). The vicinity metaphor, namely that perfection abuts us, is what Stanley Cavell calls "nextness." Next can mean what comes...

9) Act V. Scene I. Pericles, Prince of Tyre. Craig, W.J., ed. 1914. The Oxford Shakespeare
...as the fair st of all, And with her fellow maids is now upon 56 The leafy shelter that abuts against The island s side. [Whispers first Lord, who puts off in the...

10) Chapter VI. Darwin, Charles Robert. 1909-14. The Voyage of the Beagle. The Harvard Classics
...1 The strange aspect of this mountain is contrasted by the sea-like plain, which not only abuts against its steep sides, but likewise separates the parallel ranges....

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