- simple past tense and past participle of aby.
verb (used with object), past and past participle a·bought.
- Archaic. to pay the penalty of.
verb (used without object), past and past participle a·bought. Obsolete.
- to endure; continue.
- to undergo suffering as a penalty.
verb abys, abyes, abying or abought
- (tr) archaic to pay the penalty for; redeem