Abature
Abature Ab"a*ture ([.a]b"[.a]*t[-u]r; 135), n. [F. abatture, fr. abattre. See {Abate}.] Grass and sprigs beaten or trampled down by a stag passing through them. --Crabb. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • abature — /abˈə chər/ noun In hunting, the trail through underwood beaten down by a stag ORIGIN: Fr; see ↑abate1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • abature — É™beɪtʃə n. animal trail made by a stag …   English contemporary dictionary

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