An example of an abode is someone's home or apartment.
He waxeth at your abode here.
The humor of my proposition appealed more strongly to Miss Trevor than I had looked for, and from that time forward she became her old self again; […] . Our table in the dining-room became again the abode of scintillating wit and caustic repartee, Farrar bracing up to his old standard, and the demand for seats in the vicinity rose to an animated competition.
Origin of abode
- Middle English abod home from abiden to wait abide
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From an alteration with bode and Middle English abeden (“to announce”), from Old English ābēodan (“to command, proclaim”), from a- + bēodan (“to command, proclaim”)
- a- + bode (“presage, portend, announce”)