What does the word abode mean?

Usage examples for abode

  1. Do you mean leave this house and take up my abode with you? – What Maisie Knew by Henry James
  2. At last, feeling frightened herself, she made up her mind to hasten to the abode of the two women, aunt and niece, with whom Beauchene spent the greater part of his time. – Fruitfulness Fecondite by Emile Zola
  3. Guy insisted on having Amy conveyed to his mother's place of abode. – The Lifeboat by R.M. Ballantyne