Obtestation Ob`tes*ta"tion, n. [L. obtestatio.] The act of obtesting; supplication; protestation. [R.] [1913 Webster]

Antonio asserted this with great obtestation. --Evelyn. [1913 Webster]

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  • Obtestation — Obtestation, dringende Bitte, Beschwörung …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • obtestation — index call (appeal), dun Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • obtestation — ˌ ̷ ̷ˌteˈstāshən noun ( s) Etymology: Latin obtestation , obtestatio, from obtestatus (past participle of obtestari) + ion , io ion : an act of obtesting : solemn supplication or adjuration …   Useful english dictionary

  • obtestation — See obtest. * * * …   Universalium

  • obtestation — (entrée créée par le supplément) (ob tè sta sion) s. f. Supplication. •   On ne vient pas d un plein saut aux prières et aux obtestations, MALH. Lexique, éd. L. Lalanne.. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Lat. obtestationem, prière qu on fait en prenant les dieux à… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • obtestation — É‘bte steɪʃn / É’b n. entreat; plea; summons to testify; emphatic opposition …   English contemporary dictionary

  • obtestation — ob·tes·ta·tion …   English syllables

  • obtest — obtestation, n. /ob test /, v.t. 1. to invoke as witness. 2. to supplicate earnestly; beseech. v.i. 3. to protest. 4. to make supplication; beseech. [1540 50; < L obtestari, equiv. to ob OB + test(is) a witness + ari inf. suffix] * * * …   Universalium

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  • call — 1 vt 1: to announce or recite loudly call ed the civil trial list 2: to admit (a person) as a barrister was call ed to the bar 3: to demand payment of esp. by formal notice call …   Law dictionary

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