obtest

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obtest (third-person singular simple present obtests, present participle obtesting, simple past and past participle obtested)

  1. (archaic, transitive, intransitive) To implore, beseech, plead, beg.
  2. (archaic, transitive, intransitive) To call on a witness (often God) to confirm that something is true.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Dryden to this entry?)