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Abney may refer to:

  • Abney (surname), includes a list of people with the name
  • Abney effect, a colour-related phenomenon
Abney (surname)

Abney is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:

  • Derek Abney (born 1980), American footballer
  • Don Abney (1923–2000), American jazz pianist
  • Larry Abney (born 1977), American basketball player
  • Mary Abney (1676–1750), English aristocrat
  • Thomas Abney (1640–1721), Lord Mayor of London
  • William de Wiveleslie Abney (1844–1920), English chemist and educationist

Usage examples of "abney".

Desmond find Abney but doubted very much that Abney would be able to bring the coffee.

Miss Morville, accepting the civility with equanimity, pointed out to him, in a helpful spirit, that Abney was still waiting to relieve him of his driving-coat.

I formed the intention of slipping upstairs to wake Abney, only then I heard voices, and thought I could recognize yours, my lord, so I crept along the gallery to see if it were indeed you.

Earl, finding Miss Morville in conference with Abney, was a little conscience-stricken.

Martin, who had adjured Abney to keep the table free for him, was very soon regretting what had seemed at the time to be a piece of good strategy.

She learned from Abney that his lordship was in the library, and went there immediately.

I fancy it was concerted between Turvey, Abney, and the head-cook himself.

Earl a cushion, or a stool for his feet, Martin escaped from the saloon, almost colliding in the doorway with Abney, who was on the point of ushering in two more visitors.

Officers were allowed in the march, which passed through countless throngs of people from International Headquarters to Abney Park Cemetery, a distance of about five miles.

Agatha Christie writes in her Foreword, in which she also recalls the delightful Christmases of her youth at Abney Hall in the north of England.

Watts, who was invited by Lady Abney to pass a fortnight at her home, and remained for forty years.

Thirty miles of grinding, growling, gravel road later, they reached Abney, a once-booming mining town that had long since withered and now had trouble remembering why it was there.

Three Rivers, a lumber town about thirty miles of winding highway to the northwest of Abney, just outside the national forest.

If they were living in the forest around Abney all this time, why else would they move?

They were working their way up the mountain slope above Abney, in a hurry and breathing hard, hoping they and the others could weave a net tight enough to catch a north-moving GPS and whatever or whoever might be carrying it.