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abut
used in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

2 uses
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Definition
adjacent (share a boundary)
  • I walked round the corner, saw the City and Suburban Bank abutted on our friend's premises, and felt that I had solved my problem.
    Adventure II — The Red-Headed League (97% in)
  • It was difficult to realise as we looked at the line of fine shops and stately business premises that they really abutted on the other side upon the faded and stagnant square which we had just quitted.
    Adventure II — The Red-Headed League (60% in)

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