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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) abut. The Columbia Guide to Standard American English. 1993
...can take any of several prepositions, but primarily on and upon: The rear of the parsonage abutted on [upon] the churchyard wall. See also CONSONANTS (2). 1...

3) XLVI. Intelligence. Dickens, Charles. 1917. The Personal History and Experience of David Copperfield the Younger. Vols. VII & VIII. Harvard Classics Shelf of Fiction
...by with a quickened step. It had been uniformly gloomy and dull. None of the best rooms abutted on the road; and the narrow, heavily-framed old-fashioned windows,...

4) 28. The Hunter Hunted. Wells, H.G. 1898. The Invisible Man
...observation. He vanished behind a laburnum, and appeared again clambering a fence that abutted on the open down. In a second he had tumbled over and was running at...

5) XXII. Some Old Scenes, and Some New People. Dickens, Charles. 1917. The Personal History and Experience of David Copperfield the Younger. Vols. VII & VIII. Harvard Classics Shelf of Fiction
...From the shadow of this wall, I think, said I, as we emerged upon a road on which a wall abutted. 71 It s gone! he returned, looking over his shoulder. And all ill...

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