archaic form of abut
(intransitive) To touch by means of a mutual border, edge or end; to border on; to lie adjacent (to); to be contiguous (said of an area of land)
‘It was a time when Germany still abutted upon Russia.’; ‘His land abuts on the road.’;
(transitive) To border upon; be next to; abut on; be adjacent to.
(intransitive) To lean against on one end; to end on, of a part of a building or wall.
To project; to terminate or border; to be contiguous; to meet; - with on, upon, or against; as, his land abuts on the road.
lie adjacent to another or share a boundary;
‘Canada adjoins the U.S.’; ‘England marches with Scotland’;
(of a building or an area of land) be next to or have a common boundary with
‘gardens abutting Great Prescott Street’; ‘a park abutting on an area of waste land’;
touch or lean on
‘masonry may crumble where a roof abuts it’;