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ABOL'ISH, L. abolco from ab and oleo, olesco, to grow.

1. To make void to annul to abrogate applied chiefly and appropriately to established laws, contracts, rites, customs and institutions - as to abolish laws by a repeal, actual or virtual.
2. To destroy, or put an end to as to abolish idols. (Isaiah 2) To abolish death (2 Timothy 1) This sense is not common. To abolish posterity, in the translation of Pausanias, Lib. 3. Ca. 6, is hardly allowable.
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