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Searchable Lemmata: abece (L).
Alternate Forms:

    Definitions and Defining Citations:

1(n.) Decoration; alphabetical ornament; ABC in the form of a charm or ornament on a necklace or similar.(circa 1255 ?)
1. unum firmaculum, unum abece, unam nuscam (Cal p. 400: *abete) [DMLBS Pat (69, m. 14) 1255]
c.f.: ouche
L; Primarily Accounts.
Use: Secular    Status: n/a    Rank: n/a    Ceremonial: No
Body Parts: N/A.

    Etymological Evidence:

Definite, Classical L.
Etym Cog: