Avouched
Avouch A*vouch", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Avouched} (?); p. pr. & vb. n. {Avouching}.] [OF. avochier, LL. advocare to recognize the existence of a thing, to advocate, fr. L. advocare to call to; ad + vocare to call. Cf. {Avow} to declare, {Advocate}, and see {Vouch}, v. t.] 1. To appeal to; to cite or claim as authority. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

They avouch many successions of authorities. --Coke. [1913 Webster]

2. To maintain a just or true; to vouch for. [1913 Webster]

We might be disposed to question its authenticity, it if were not avouched by the full evidence. --Milman. [1913 Webster]

3. To declare or assert positively and as matter of fact; to affirm openly. [1913 Webster]

If this which he avouches does appear. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

Such antiquities could have been avouched for the Irish. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

4. To acknowledge deliberately; to admit; to confess; to sanction. [1913 Webster]

Thou hast avouched the Lord this day to be thy God. --Deut. xxvi. 17. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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