abode [-s] n

see abide, v.

  1. Paradise; heavenly home; [word play on “bode”] omen; foreshadowing; secret anticipation of something in the future; [see abide, v. and bode, n.]
  2. House; habitation; residence; dwelling place.
  3. Place; location; state of being; [fig.] body; soul.
  4. Being; existence.
  5. Sanctuary; church; divine place; sacred building; house of worship; [fig.] grave.