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Definitions of abridge:

part of speech: verb transitive

To make brief or short: to shorten: to epitomize.

part of speech: verb transitive

To shorten; condense; as, to abridge a dictionary.

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A hard and usually pointed projection, growing upon the head of certain animals, especially cattle; goats, deer, etc.; the material of which animals horns are composed; a thickened form of tissue; a musical wind- instrument; one of the extremities or ends of the moon when in crescent form. ...

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