Accable

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Accable ak-kā′bl (obs.) to crush, to encumber.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. accabler, to crush.

Usage

In literature:

Accable (je), 473, 586.
"An Introductorie for to Lerne to Read, To Pronounce, and to Speke French Trewly" by Anonymous
Mais cet execrable vent m'accable; et deux jours de plus, et je me pend.
"Familiar Letters of John Adams and His Wife Abigail Adams During the Revolution" by John Adams
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In poetry:

He said to her, "Mechante THERESE,
Avec desespoir tu m'accables.
Penses-tu, DE LA SAUCE MAYONNAISE,
Ses intentions sont honorables?
"Lorenzo De Lardy" by William Schwenck Gilbert