Word Origin & History

English city, county town of Lincolnshire, O.E. Lindcylene, from L. Lindum Colonia from a Latinized form of British *lindo "pool, lake" (corresponding to Welsh llyn). Originally a station for retired IX Legion veterans.
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abe definition

  1. n.
    a five-dollar bill. (From the picture of Abraham Lincoln on the bill.) : This wine cost three abes. It had better be good.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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The American Heritage® Abbreviations Dictionary, Third Edition
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