Webster 1913 Edition
imp. & p. p.
p. pr. & vb. n.
To lay, as a stake; to wager.
To lay down.
To assert under oath; to depose.
deponeththat he entered himself thereafter in conference.
To testify under oath; to depose; to bear witness.
The fairy Glorians, whose credibility on this point can not be called in question,
deponesto the confinement of Merlin in a tree.
Webster 1828 Edition