Areed
Aread A*read", Areed A*reed", v. t. [OE. areden, AS. [=a]r[=ae]dan to interpret. See {Read}.] 1. To tell, declare, explain, or interpret; to divine; to guess; as, to aread a riddle or a dream. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

Therefore more plain aread this doubtful case. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

2. To read. [Obs.] --Drayton. [1913 Webster]

3. To counsel, advise, warn, or direct. [1913 Webster]

But mark what I aread thee now. Avaunt! --Milton. [1913 Webster]

4. To decree; to adjudge. [Archaic] --Ld. Lytton. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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