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1) abominable. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...of prisoners. 2. Thoroughly unpleasant or disagreeable: abominable weather. Middle English abhominable, from Old French, from Latin abominbilis, from abominr, to...

2) Act V. Scene I. Love s Labour s Lost. Craig, W.J., ed. 1914. The Oxford Shakespeare
...he clepeth a calf, cauf; half, hauf; neighbour vocatur nebour, neigh abbreviated ne. This is abhominable, which he would call abominable,—it insinuateth me of insanie:...

3) 2. The Nun's Priest's Tale. Lines 201-400. Geoffrey Chaucer. 1909-14. English Poetry I: From Chaucer to Gray. The Harvard Classics
...biwreyest mordre alway! Mordre wol out, that se we day by day. Mordre is so wlatsom 6 and abhominable To God, that is so just and resonable, That he ne wol not suffre...

4) §5. Classical influence. XX. The Language from Chaucer to Shakespeare. Vol. 3. Renascence and Reformation. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907–21
...the words wind and way were derived from the Latin ventus and via, while the spelling abhominable, as if from the Latin ab homine, was generally accepted. Indeed,...

5) VII. Tourneur and Webster: Bibliography. Vol. 6. The Drama to 1642, Part Two. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907–21
...For The Devil s Law Case: Life and Death of Louis Gaufredy who committed most abhominable Sorceries. 1612. Michaelis, S. The admirable History of the Passion and...

6) VII. Reformation and Renascence in Scotland: Bibliography. Vol. 3. Renascence and Reformation. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907–21
...by the sayde John Knox, wherein is evydentlye proved that the masse is and alwayes hath ben abhominable before God and Idolatrye. Scrutamini Scripturas. [No date.]...

7) Of Friendship. Michel Eyquem de Montaigne. 1909-14. Literary and Philosophical Essays. The Harvard Classics
...should one day hate him againe. Hate him as if you should love him againe. This precept, so abhominable in this soveraigne and mistris Amitie, is necessarie and wholesome...

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