Webster 1913 Edition
hnītanto strike against, imp.
To butt; to push with the horns.
Need; needful business.
nota; akin to
notum, to know. See
A mark or token by which a thing may be known; a visible sign; a character; a distinctive mark or feature; a characteristic quality.
Whosoever appertain to the visible body of the church, they have also the
notesof external profession.
She [the Anglican church] has the
noteof possession, the
noteof freedom from party titles,the
noteof life – a tough life and a vigorous.
J. H. Newman.
noteof youth, of imagination, of impulsive eagerness, there was through it all !
Mrs. Humphry Ward.
A mark, or sign, made to call attention, to point out something to notice, or the like; a sign, or token, proving or giving evidence.
A brief remark; a marginal comment or explanation; hence, an annotation on a text or author; a comment; a critical, explanatory, or illustrative observation.
The best writers have been perplexed with
notes, and obscured with illustrations.
A brief writing intended to assist the memory; a memorandum; a minute.
Hence, a writing intended to be used in speaking; memoranda to assist a speaker, being either a synopsis, or the full text of what is to be said;
as, to preach from; also, a reporter’s memoranda; the original report of a speech or of proceedings.
A short informal letter; a billet.
A diplomatic missive or written communication.
A written or printed paper acknowledging a debt, and promising payment;
as, a promissory
noteof hand; a negotiable
A list of items or of charges; an account.
Here is now the smith's
A character, variously formed, to indicate the length of a tone, and variously placed upon the staff to indicate its pitch. Hence:
A musical sound; a tone; an utterance; a tune.
A key of the piano or organ.
The wakeful bird . . . tunes her nocturnal
noteof revolt against the eighteenth century, which we detect in Goethe, was struck by Winckelmann.
Observation; notice; heed.
Give orders to my servants that they take
noteat all of our being absent hence.
Notification; information; intelligence.
The king . . . shall have
State of being under observation.
Small matters . . . continually in use and in
as, a poet of.
There was scarce a family of
notewhich had not poured out its blood on the field or the scaffold.
Stigma; brand; reproach.
Note of hand,
a promissory note.
imp. & p. p.
p. pr. & vb. n.
To notice with care; to observe; to remark; to heed; to attend to.
No more of that; I have
To record in writing; to make a memorandum of.
Every unguarded word . . . was
To charge, as with crime (with of or for before the thing charged); to brand.
They were both
To denote; to designate.
W. H. Dixon.
To set down in musical characters.
To note a billor
To note a draft
to record on the back of it a refusal of acceptance, as the ground of a protest, which is done officially by a notary.
Webster 1828 Edition
NOTE, for ne wote, knew not or could not.
1.A mark or token; something by which a thing may be known; a visible sign.
They who appertain to the visible church have all the notes of external profession.
2.A mark made in a book, indicating something worthy of a particular notice.
3.A short remark; a passage or explanation in the margin of a book.
4.A minute, memorandum or short writing intended to assist the memory.
Give order to my servants that they take no note at all of our being absent hence.
6.Reputation; consequence; distinction; as men of note. Acts 16.
7.State of being observed.
Small matters, continually in use and note. [Little used.]
8.In music, a character which marks a sound, or the sound itself; as a semibreve, a minim, &c. Notes are marks of sounds in relation to elevation or depresion, or to the time of continuing sounds.
9.Tune; voice; harmonious or melocious sounds.
The wakeful bird tunes her nocturnal note.
One common note on either lyre did strike.
11.A short letter; a billet.
12.Annotation; commentary; as the notes in Scott's Bible; to write notes on Homer.
13.A written or printed paper acknowledging a debt and promising payment; as a promissory note; a bank-note; a note of hand; a negotiable note.
14.Notes, plu. a writing; a written discourse; applied equally to minutes or heads of a discourse or argument, or to a discourse fully written. The advocate often has notes to assist his memory, and clergymen preach with notes or without them.
15.A diplomatic communication in writing; an official paper sent from one minister or envoy to another.
My note of January 10th still remains unanswered.
1.To observe; to notice with particular care; to heed; to attend to.
No more of that; I have noted it well.
Their manners noted and their states survey'd.
2.To set down in writing.
Note it in a book. Isaiah 30.
3.To charge, as with a crime; with of or for.
They were both noted of incontinency.