absconds


absconds
ab·scond || əb'skɒnd v. avoid, evade, dodge; flee secretly, leave discreetly and hide oneself

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  • Abscond — Ab*scond , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Absconded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Absconding}.] [L. abscondere to hide; ab, abs + condere to lay up; con + d[a^]re (only in comp.) to put. Cf. {Do}.] 1. To hide, withdraw, or be concealed. [1913 Webster] The marmot… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Absconded — Abscond Ab*scond , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Absconded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Absconding}.] [L. abscondere to hide; ab, abs + condere to lay up; con + d[a^]re (only in comp.) to put. Cf. {Do}.] 1. To hide, withdraw, or be concealed. [1913 Webster] The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Absconder — Ab*scond er, n. One who absconds. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Absconding — Abscond Ab*scond , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Absconded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Absconding}.] [L. abscondere to hide; ab, abs + condere to lay up; con + d[a^]re (only in comp.) to put. Cf. {Do}.] 1. To hide, withdraw, or be concealed. [1913 Webster] The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • welcher — Welsher Welsh er, n. One who cheats at a horse race; one who bets, without a chance of being able to pay; one who receives money to back certain horses and absconds with it. [Written also {welcher}.] [Slang, Eng.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Welsher — Welsh er, n. One who cheats at a horse race; one who bets, without a chance of being able to pay; one who receives money to back certain horses and absconds with it. [Written also {welcher}.] [Slang, Eng.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English