Abased
Abased A*based" ([.a]*b[=a]st"), a. 1. Lowered; humbled. [1913 Webster]

2. (Her.) [F. abaiss['e].] Borne lower than usual, as a fess; also, having the ends of the wings turned downward towards the point of the shield. [1913 Webster]


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  • Abased — Abase A*base ([.a]*b[=a]s ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Abased} ([.a]*b[=a]st ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Abasing}.] [F. abaisser, LL. abassare, abbassare; ad + bassare, fr. bassus low. See {Base}, a.] [1913 Webster] 1. To lower or depress; to throw or cast… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • abased — /euh bayst /, adj. Heraldry. (of a charge) lower on an escutcheon than is usual: a bend abased. [1645 55; ABASE + ED2] * * * …   Universalium

  • abased — adjective /əˈbeɪst/ a) Lowered; humbled. b) Borne lower than usual, as a fess; also, having the ends of the wings turned downward towards the point of the shield …   Wiktionary

  • abased — a·base || É™ beɪs v. degrade, humiliate, belittle …   English contemporary dictionary

  • abased — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Self-abased — Self a*based , a. Humbled by consciousness of inferiority, unworthiness, guilt, or shame. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • self-abased — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Abase — A*base ([.a]*b[=a]s ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Abased} ([.a]*b[=a]st ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Abasing}.] [F. abaisser, LL. abassare, abbassare; ad + bassare, fr. bassus low. See {Base}, a.] [1913 Webster] 1. To lower or depress; to throw or cast down; as …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Abasing — Abase A*base ([.a]*b[=a]s ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Abased} ([.a]*b[=a]st ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Abasing}.] [F. abaisser, LL. abassare, abbassare; ad + bassare, fr. bassus low. See {Base}, a.] [1913 Webster] 1. To lower or depress; to throw or cast… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dörth — Dörth …   Wikipedia

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