Appeach
Appeach Ap*peach", v. t. [OE. apechen, for empechen, OF. empeechier, F. emp[^e]cher, to hinder. See {Impeach}.] To impeach; to accuse; to asperse; to inform against; to reproach. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

And oft of error did himself appeach. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]


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  • appeach — Same as impeach …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • appeach — verb ( ed/ ing/ es) Etymology: Middle English apechen, from (assumed) Anglo French apecher, anpecher, from Late Latin impedicare to entangle more at impeach transitive verb 1. obsolete : to bring a charge …   Useful english dictionary

  • appeachment — appeachˈment noun • • • Main Entry: ↑appeach …   Useful english dictionary

  • Impeach — Im*peach , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Impeached}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Impeaching}.] [OE. empeechier to prevent, hinder, bar, F. emp[^e]cher, L. impedicare to entangle; pref. im in + pedica fetter, fr. pes, pedis, foot. See {Foot}, and {Appeach},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Impeached — Impeach Im*peach , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Impeached}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Impeaching}.] [OE. empeechier to prevent, hinder, bar, F. emp[^e]cher, L. impedicare to entangle; pref. im in + pedica fetter, fr. pes, pedis, foot. See {Foot}, and {Appeach},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Impeaching — Impeach Im*peach , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Impeached}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Impeaching}.] [OE. empeechier to prevent, hinder, bar, F. emp[^e]cher, L. impedicare to entangle; pref. im in + pedica fetter, fr. pes, pedis, foot. See {Foot}, and {Appeach},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Peach — (p[=e]ch), v. t. [See {Appeach}, {Impeach}.] To accuse of crime; to inform against. [Obs.] Foxe. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Accusation — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Accusation >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 accusation accusation charge imputation slur inculpation exprobration delation Sgm: N 1 crimination crimination Sgm: N 1 incrimination incrimination accrimination …   English dictionary for students

  • peach — {{11}}peach (n.) late 12c., from O.Fr. pesche (O.N.Fr. peske, Fr. pêche), from M.L. pesca, from L.L. pessica, variant of persica peach, peach tree, from L. malum Persicum Persian apple, from Gk. Persikon malon, from Persis Persia. The tree is… …   Etymology dictionary

  • peach — peach1 noun 1》 a round stone fruit with juicy yellow flesh and downy yellow skin flushed with red. 2》 the Chinese tree which bears peaches. [Prunus persica.] 3》 a pinkish orange colour like that of a peach. 4》 informal an exceptionally good or… …   English new terms dictionary

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