Definitions of Abb

  1. an urban hit squad and guerrila group of the Communist Party in the Philippines; formed in the 1980s
  2. Among weavers, yarn for the warp. Hence, abb wool is wool for the abb.
  3. The yarn for a weaver's warp. Abb- wool, the wool of which it is made.
  4. The yarn of a weaver's warp.

Usage examples for Abb

  1. 676, 677. Bened Abb – The History of England, Volume I by David Hume
  2. One day, after dining with the Abb de Radonvillers at Versailles, in company with several courtiers and marshals of France, he was boasting of the rare acquaintance with etiquette and custom which he had exhibited at dinner. – The Laws of Etiquette by A Gentleman
  3. Well, my dear Abb nobody ever eats an egg without breaking the shell. – The Laws of Etiquette by A Gentleman
  4. I asked the Abb Radonvillers to send me a piece of the hen near him. – The Laws of Etiquette by A Gentleman
  5. The poor Abb was confounded. – The Laws of Etiquette by A Gentleman
  6. Names in Abb App-, may come from either Abraham or Abel, and from Abbs we also have Nabbs. – The Romance of Names by Ernest Weekley