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The verb "benote" meaning "use" or "consume", said to be from Middle English benoten (to make use of), from Old English benotian (to use, consume), equivalent to be- +‎ note (see note; cognate with German benutzen (to use)) appears to be Middle-English only. It has been removed from this English entry as RFV-failed. - -sche (discuss) 20:02, 1 October 2012 (UTC)

RFV discussion: April–October 2012[edit]

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RFV of etymology 1. Given how difficult it was to find modern English citations of note, I wonder if this is Middle-English-only. - -sche (discuss) 22:36, 23 April 2012 (UTC)

RFV-failed. - -sche (discuss) 20:04, 1 October 2012 (UTC)