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abandon

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

The order given when a ship is sinking or on fire for the crew to take to the boats and liferafts.

See also lifesaving.

See also lifesaving.

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abandon

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 11 words.

freedom from restraint. XIX. — F., f. abandonner (see prec.).

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abandon

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 160 words.

Abaddon, gladden, gladdon, Ibadan, madden, sadden • abandon, Brandon, Rwandan, Ugandan • Baden, Baden-Baden, Coloradan, garden,

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abandon

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 160 words.

Abaddon, gladden, gladdon, Ibadan, madden, sadden • abandon, Brandon, Rwandan, Ugandan • Baden, Baden-Baden, Coloradan, garden,

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abandonment

Edited by Trischa Mann.

in Australian Law Dictionary

January 2013; p ublished online April 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 303 words.

Giving something up absolutely, throwing it, or the right to it, away; relinquishing it. Abandonment is subjective rather than objective;

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abandonment

Edited by Audrey Blunden.

in Australian Law Dictionary

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 301 words.

Giving something up absolutely, throwing it, or the right to it, away; relinquishing it. Abandonment is subjective rather than objective;

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abandonment

Edited by Trischa Mann.

in Australian Law Dictionary

October 2017; p ublished online April 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 303 words.

Giving something up absolutely, throwing it, or the right to it, away; relinquishing it. Abandonment is subjective rather than objective;

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abandon

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 39 words.

†subjugate; give up, orig. to the control of another XIV; †banish XVI. — OF. abandoner (mod. -nn-), f. phr.

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Abandonment

David Leeming.

in The Oxford Companion to World Mythology

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 91 words.

An important stage of the universal hero myth or monomyth is that of the abandonment of the infant hero to

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abandon

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 58 words.

abandon hope all ye who enter here traditional rendering of the final line of the inscription over the gates of

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Abandonment

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

An important stage of the universal hero myth or monomyth is that of the abandonment of the infant hero to the elements. Sargon, Moses, Oedipus, Siegfried, and Karna are only ...

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