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abutment

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1 as in juxtaposition

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2 as in attachment, articulation

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The first known use of abutment was in 1644

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“Abutment.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/abutment. Accessed 31 Mar. 2020.

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