Delated
Delate De*late", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Delated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Delating}.] [L. delatus, used as p. p. of deferre. See {Tolerate}, and cf. 3d {Defer}, {Delay}, v.] [Obs. or Archaic] 1. To carry; to convey. [1913 Webster]

Try exactly the time wherein sound is delated. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

2. To carry abroad; to spread; to make public. [1913 Webster]

When the crime is delated or notorious. --Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster]

3. To carry or bring against, as a charge; to inform against; to accuse; to denounce. [1913 Webster]

As men were delated, they were marked down for such a fine. --Bp. Burnet. [1913 Webster]

4. To carry on; to conduct. --Warner. [1913 Webster]


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