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Definition of Ab

  • The fifth month of the Jewish year according to the ecclesiastical reckoning, the eleventh by the civil computation, coinciding nearly with August.
  • the blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens
  • the muscles of the abdomen
  • a bachelor's degree in arts and sciences
  • the eleventh month of the civil year; the fifth month of the ecclesiastical year in the Jewish calendar (in July and August)

How to use ab in a sentence. Ab pronunciation.

His father had already noted his tendency to fly off at a tangent which was strikingly exhibited in the lawyer's office, where "within the womb of a lofty deal desk," when he should have been imbibing Blackstone and transcribing legal documents, he was studying Monsieur Vidocq and translating the Welsh bard Ab Gwilym; he was consigning his legal career to an early grave when he wrote this elegy on the worthy attorney his master.
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It commemorates a journey made in the summer of 1854, while its heroic championship of the Bardic literature recalls the earlier enthusiasm for Ab Gwilym.
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But to return to Ab Gwilym's poetry, he was above culling dainty words, and spoke boldly his mind on all subjects.
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Hier begegnete mir auch etwas recht Vergnuegliches: ein Ziegenhirt trieb an den Strand des Meeres; die Ziegen kamen in das Wasser und kuehlten sich ab.
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Strasse ist voll Menschen, die singend, auf Zithern und Violinen spielend, miteinander wechselnd, auf und ab gehn.
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In drei Wochen denke ich fertig zu sein, und ich schicke ihn gleich an Herdern ab.
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Einige Kleinigkeiten gehen mit einem Landsmann an euch ab.
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Die blauen klaren Schatten stechen so reizend von allem erleuchteten Gruenen, Gelblichen, Roetlichen, Braeunlichen ab und verbinden sich mit der blaeulich duftigen Ferne.
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Neri nahm es ihm ab, und sie schieden.
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In diesem Augenblick legt der ernsthafte Roemer, der sich das ganze Jahr sorgfaeltig vor jedem Fehltritt huetet, seinen Ernst und seine Bedaechtigkeit auf einmal ab.
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Gewoehnlich laufen die Pferde mit einbrechender Nacht erst ab.
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Das Kastell feuert ab, alle Glocken laeuten, und an allen Ecken und Enden hoert man Petarden, Schwaermer und Lauffeuer.
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Köpfe, Arme und Füße ab, brieten die ganzen Körper und verspeisten sie« (Herrera).
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August 1535 von Sevilla ab, mußte aber noch einen achttägigen, durch ungünstigen Wind veranlaßten Aufenthalt in San Lucar de Barrameda nehmen.
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Schiffskanonen gegen sie abgefeuert wurden, zogen sie ab, nachdem sie dreißig Europäer erschlagen.
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Alvar Núñez, in Spanien zum Oberbefehlshaber der La Plata-Länder ernannt, reiste November 1540 von Cadix mit vier Schiffen und 400 Soldaten ab.
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Then I swims off to the gunboat, asks civil like for the Don skipper, and says I'm a Spanish AB and a volunteer come on the job.
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He was languid again, tired even of the Welsh poet, Ab Gwilym.
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His translations from Ab Gwilym are not interesting either to lovers of that poet or to lovers of Borrow: some are preserved in a sort of life in death in the pages of "Wild Wales.
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But he had his translations from Ab Gwilym and his romantic ballads, and he believed in them.
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Examples of Ab

Example #1
He has long since sunk to his place in a respectable vault, in the aisle of a very respectable church, whilst an exceedingly respectable marble slab against the neighbouring wall tells on a Sunday some eye wandering from its prayer-book that his dust lies below.
Example #2
To secure such respectabilities in death he passed a most respectable life, a more respectable-looking individual never was seen.
Example #3
If after his return from Spain a definite sphere of activity abroad could have been allotted to Borrow (by preference in the East, as he himself desired), we might have had from his pen contributions to the study of Eastern life that would have added lustre to a group of writers already brilliantly represented in England by Curzon and Kinglake, Lane and Morier, Palgrave and Burton.
Example #4
With Burton's love of roving adventure, of strange tongues, and of anthropology in its widest sense, the author of the _Bible in Spain_ had many points in common.
Example #5
The man must have been a savage.
Example #6
A poor wood-pigeon has fallen dead.