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Abbreviations are shortened forms of words or phrases.

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Meaning of Q H U

I've been reading a poem "Song to Joannes" by a futurist poet Mina Loy. Her poems are hard to interpret but there is one line that really confuses me. ... Nothing so conserving As cool ...
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Meaning of abbreviation "b.e.n." in a dedication from around 1800

When transcribing a fugue, a piece of music by Antonio Salieri (possibly meant for a Stammbuch, i.e.. a German friendship book, although it is a bit long for that) I was puzzled by its dedication: H....
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