Abstorted Ab*stort"ed, a. [As if fr. abstort, fr. L. ab, abs + tortus, p. p. of torquere to twist.] Wrested away. [Obs.] --Bailey. [1913 Webster]

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  • abstorted — † abˈstorted, ppl. a. Obs. [f. L. abs away + tort us twisted + ed.] ‘Forced away, wrung from another by violence,’ J., (from Phillips 1662, Bailey 1721). Cockeram 1626 has ‘Abstorqued, wrested away by force’ …   Useful english dictionary

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