Associations to the word «Abb»


ABB, noun. A type of yarn for the warp.
ABB, noun. A rough wool from the inferior parts of the fleece, used for the woof or weft. [First attested around 1150 to 1350.]
ABB, noun. (UK) A filling pick used in weaving.
ABB WOOL, noun. (uncountable) Wool for the abb or warp.
ABB WOOL, noun. (countable) A type of such wool.
ABB WOOLS, noun. Plural of abb wool

Dictionary definition

ABB, noun. An urban hit squad and guerrilla group of the Communist Party in the Philippines; formed in the 1980s.

Wise words

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope