• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Abecedary A primer; the first principle or rudiment of anything.
    • a Abecedary Pertaining to, or formed by, the letters of the alphabet; alphabetic; hence, rudimentary.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • abecedary Same as abecedarian.
    • n abecedary An a-b-c book; a primer.
    • n abecedary A first principle or element; rudiment: as, “such rudiments or abecedaries,”
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