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 Abam’bou.Abandon fait larron. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Abandon
 
means put at anyone’s orders; hence, to give up. (Latin, ad, to; bann-um, late Latin for “a decree.”)   1
 


 Abam’bou.Abandon fait larron. 

 
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