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n.1.A place for hiding or preserving articles of value.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Abditory - on Queen Avenue, between Castle Street and Dale Street - will offer a discreet meeting, eating and drinking spot for those looking for something different in the city centre.
The Augustinian abditory of soul, its foremost secret, or a kind of Seelengrund, refers to the hidden repository of 'inner word' that is not operated by any of the human languages but stands still and mute, without any demand and possibility of outward vocalization, in the mind alone (see De Trinitate XV.10.19, XV.11.20 et al.).