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Abider \A*bid"er\, n.

  1. One who abides, or continues. [Obs.] ``Speedy goers and strong abiders.''

  2. One who dwells; a resident.


n. 1 (context obsolete English) One who abides, or continues. (First attested around 1350 to 1470.)(R:SOED5: page=4) 2 One who dwells; a resident. (First attested around 1350 to 1470.)

Usage examples of "abider".

With the exception of Harry Keeler, who posed a direct threat to the Abiders, he had yet to see or hear of an Interloper killing a human being.

Such restrictions hurt only the law abider, since the criminal or Anarchist can easily produce false identification papers.

Law abiders generally believe in the system, and that the system will find the way to protect you from harm.