[ ab-don ]
/ ˈæb dɒn /
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one of the minor judges of Israel. Judges 12:13–15.
a courtier of Josiah. 2 Chronicles 34:20.
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Origin of Abdon
From Late Latin Abdon, from Greek Habdṓn, from Hebrew ʿAdbon, of uncertain meaning, perhaps “Servant of N (a deity)”
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How to use Abdon in a sentence
I burned to revile Canaples aloud, but Abdon's was not the ear into which I might pour the hot words that welled up to my lips.The Suitors of Yvonne|Raphael Sabatini