Abread meaning

(UK dialectal, chiefly Scotland) Abroad.
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Origin of abread

  • From Middle English abrede, on brede, from a-, on (“on”) + brede (“breadth”), from Old English brǣdu (“breadth”), from Proto-Germanic *braidį̄ (“breadth”), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)per-, *(s)prei- (“to destroy, scatter”). Cognate with Dutch breedte (“breadth”), German Breite (“breadth, width”), Swedish bredd (“breadth”). More at broad.

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