Obtested
Obtest Ob*test", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Obtested}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Obtesting}.] [L. obtestari; ob (see {Ob-}) + testari to witness, fr. testis a witness.] 1. To call to witness; to invoke as a witness. [R.] --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

2. To beseech; to supplicate; to beg for. [R.] [1913 Webster]


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  • obtested — É‘b test /É’b v. beg for, entreat; call to witness; oppose emphatically …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Obtest — Ob*test , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Obtested}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Obtesting}.] [L. obtestari; ob (see {Ob }) + testari to witness, fr. testis a witness.] 1. To call to witness; to invoke as a witness. [R.] Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. To beseech; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Obtesting — Obtest Ob*test , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Obtested}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Obtesting}.] [L. obtestari; ob (see {Ob }) + testari to witness, fr. testis a witness.] 1. To call to witness; to invoke as a witness. [R.] Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. To beseech; to …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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