Both Uses of
- In the British Greenland Fishery, under the corrupted title of Specksioneer, this old Dutch official is still retained, but his former dignity is sadly abridged.
Chpt 31-33abridged = reduced
- In the abridged London edition of 1807, there are plates of an alleged "whale" and a "narwhale."
Chpt 55-57 *abridged = shortened
(abridge) reduce in scope while retaining essential elements -- especially to a book