Compt
Compt Compt, a. [L. comptus, p. p. of comere to care for, comb, arrange, adorn.] Neat; spruce. [Obs.] --Cotgrave. [1913 Webster]

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  • Compt — (kount, formerly k[o^]mt; 215), n. [F. compte. See {Count} an account.] Account; reckoning; computation. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Compt — Compt, v. t. [F. compter. See {Count}, v. t.] To compute; to count. [Obs.] See {Count}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • compt — compt·er; compt; …   English syllables

  • compt. — comptroller. * * * compt «kownt, kompt», transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun. Archaic. count1. compt., comptroller …   Useful english dictionary

  • compt — archaic variant of count …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • compt — /kownt/, v.t., v.i., n. Archaic. count1. * * * …   Universalium

  • compt. — comptroller. * * * …   Universalium

  • compt — (L). An ornament …   Dictionary of word roots and combining forms

  • compt. — comptroller …   From formal English to slang

  • compt — I. ˈkau̇nt, ˈkam(p)t archaic variant of count II. adjective Etymology: Latin comptus, past participle of comere to arrange, adorn, from co + emere to buy (in preliterary Latin, to take) mo …   Useful english dictionary

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