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With reference to the biblical patriarch Abraham, in an Abrahamic manner; in accordance with the practices and beliefs established by Abraham.
Early 18th century; earliest use found in Edward Ward (1667–1731), satirist. From Abrahamic + -ally.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.