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Webster 1913 Edition


Endite

En-dite

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Verb.
T.
See
Indite
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Spenser.

Webster 1828 Edition


Endite

ENDITE.

[See Indite.]

Definition 2022


endite

endite

English

Noun

endite (plural endites)

  1. One of the mouthparts of a spider or other arachnids, specifically the lobe of the palpal coxa lateral to the labium.

Verb

endite (third-person singular simple present endites, present participle enditing, simple past and past participle endited)

  1. Obsolete form of indite.
    • 1977, Geoffrey Chaucer, The Canterbury Tales, Penguin Classics, p.365:
      They speak of Job and his humility, / For clerics when they wish to can endite / Its praises nobly, and especially, / In men — they praise few women when they write.

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