abb

noun
\ˈab, ˈaa(ə)b\
plural -s

Definition of abb 

(Entry 1 of 2)

1a : coarse wool from the inferior parts (as the skirtings and edges) of a fleece

b : a warp yarn made of abb wool

2 British : a filling pick in weaving

Definition of abb (Entry 2 of 2)

abbess; abbey; abbot

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First Known Use of abb

Noun

1659, in the meaning defined at sense 2

History and Etymology for abb

Noun

Middle English *abb, going back to Old English āb, āweb, ōweb “woof,” by-form of ōwef

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