1 Act of waiting; delay. [Obs.] Shak. And with her fled away without abode. Spenser.
2 Stay or continuance in a place; sojourn. He waxeth at your abode here. Fielding.
3 Place of continuance, or where one dwells; abiding place; residence; a dwelling; a habitation. Come, let me lead you to our poor abode. Wordsworth.
An omen. [Obs.] High-thundering Juno’s husband stirs my spirit with true abodes. Chapman.
To bode; to foreshow. [Obs.] Shak.
To be ominous. [Obs.] Dryden.