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Is abb a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word abb is a Scrabble US word. The word abb is worth 7 points in Scrabble:

A1B3B3

Is abb a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word abb is a Scrabble UK word and has 7 points:

A1B3B3

Is abb a Words With Friends word?

The word abb is NOT a Words With Friends word.

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3 letters words from 'abb'

ABB 7 

2 letters words from 'abb'

AB 4BA 4

All 3 letters words made out of abb

abb bab abb bab bba bba

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Definitions and meaning of abb

abb

Etymology

From Middle English abb, from Old English āweb, āb, ōweb, from away + web (warp thread).

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /æb/
  • Rhymes: -æb

Noun

abb (plural abbs)

  1. A type of yarn for the warp.
  2. A rough wool from the inferior parts of the fleece, used for the woof or weft. [First attested around 1150 to 1350.]
  3. (Britain) A filling pick used in weaving.

Translations

References

Anagrams

  • B.B.A., BBA, bab

Irish

Noun

abb m (genitive singular abbadh, nominative plural abbaí)

  1. Obsolete spelling of ab (abbot)

Mutation


Livonian

Alternative forms

  • a'b (Courland)

Etymology

From Proto-Finnic *api.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɑb/

Noun

abb

  1. help

Manx

Etymology

From Old Irish ap, abb, from Latin abbās, from Ancient Greek ἀββᾶς (abbâs), from Aramaic אבא(’abbā, father).

Noun

abb m (genitive singular abb, plural abbyn)

  1. (Christianity) abbot

Old Irish

Noun

abb m

  1. Alternative spelling of ap

Inflection

Mutation


Scots

Pronunciation

  • (Orkney) IPA(key): /ab/, /ɔb/

Noun

abb (plural abbs)

  1. (countable) impediment, hindrance, objection

Verb

abb (third-person singular present abbs, present participle abbin, past abbt, past participle abbt)

  1. to hinder

References

  • Andy Eagle, ed., (2016) The Online Scots Dictionary, Scots Online.

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a woof yarn.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)