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Put (?), n. [See Pit.] A pit. [Obs.] Chaucer.
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Put, obs. 3d pers. sing. pres. of Put, contracted from putteth. Chaucer.
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Put (?), n. [Cf. W. pwt any short thing, pwt o ddyn a squab of a person, pwtog a short, thick woman.] A rustic; a clown; an awkward or uncouth person.
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Queer country puts extol Queen Bess's reign. Bramston.
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What droll puts the citizens seem in it all. F. Harrison.
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Put (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Put; p. pr. & vb. n. Putting.] [AS. potian to thrust: cf. Dan. putte to put, to put into, Fries. putje; perh. akin to W. pwtio to butt, poke, thrust; cf. also Gael. put to push, thrust, and E. potter, v. i.] 1. To move in any direction; to impel; to thrust; to push; -- nearly obsolete, except with adverbs, as with by (to put by = to thrust aside; to divert); or with forth (to put forth = to thrust out).
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His chief designs are . . . to put thee by from thy spiritual employment. Jer. Taylor.
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2. To bring to a position or place; to place; to lay; to set; figuratively, to cause to be or exist in a specified relation, condition, or the like; to bring to a stated mental or moral condition; as, to put one in fear; to put a theory in practice; to put an enemy to fight.
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This present dignity,
In which that I have put you.
Chaucer.
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I will put enmity between thee and the woman. Gen. iii. 15.
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He put no trust in his servants. Job iv. 18.
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When God into the hands of their deliverer
Puts invincible might.
Milton.
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In the mean time other measures were put in operation. Sparks.
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3. To attach or attribute; to assign; as, to put a wrong construction on an act or expression.
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4. To lay down; to give up; to surrender. [Obs.]
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No man hath more love than this, that a man put his life for his friends. Wyclif (John xv. 13).
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5. To set before one for judgment, acceptance, or rejection; to bring to the attention; to offer; to state; to express; figuratively, to assume; to suppose; -- formerly sometimes followed by that introducing a proposition; as, to put a question; to put a case.
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Let us now put that ye have leave. Chaucer.
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Put the perception and you put the mind. Berkeley.
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These verses, originally Greek, were put in Latin. Milton.
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All this is ingeniously and ably put. Hare.
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6. To incite; to entice; to urge; to constrain; to oblige.
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These wretches put us upon all mischief. Swift.
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Put me not use the carnal weapon in my own defense. Sir W. Scott.
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Thank him who puts me, loath, to this revenge. Milton.
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7. To throw or cast with a pushing motionoverhand,” the hand being raised from the shoulder; a practice in athletics; as, to put the shot or weight.
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8. (Mining) To convey coal in the mine, as from the working to the tramway. Raymond.
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Put case, formerly, an elliptical expression for, put or suppose the case to be.
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Put case that the soul after departure from the body may live. Bp. Hall.
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-- To put about (Naut.), to turn, or change the course of, as a ship. -- To put away. (a) To renounce; to discard; to expel. (b) To divorce. -- To put back. (a) To push or thrust backwards; hence, to hinder; to delay. (b) To refuse; to deny.
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Coming from thee, I could not put him back. Shak.
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(c) To set, as the hands of a clock, to an earlier hour. (d) To restore to the original place; to replace. -- To put by. (a) To turn, set, or thrust, aside.Smiling put the question by.” Tennyson. (b) To lay aside; to keep; to sore up; as, to put by money. -- To put down. (a) To lay down; to deposit; to set down. (b) To lower; to diminish; as, to put down prices. (c) To deprive of position or power; to put a stop to; to suppress; to abolish; to confute; as, to put down rebellion or traitors.
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Mark, how a plain tale shall put you down. Shak.
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Sugar hath put down the use of honey. Bacon.
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(d) To subscribe; as, to put down one's name. -- To put forth. (a) To thrust out; to extend, as the hand; to cause to come or push out; as, a tree puts forth leaves. (b) To make manifest; to develop; also, to bring into action; to exert; as, to put forth strength. (c) To propose, as a question, a riddle, and the like. (d) To publish, as a book. -- To put forward. (a) To advance to a position of prominence or responsibility; to promote. (b) To cause to make progress; to aid. (c) To set, as the hands of a clock, to a later hour. -- To put in. (a) To introduce among others; to insert; sometimes, to introduce with difficulty; as, to put in a word while others are discoursing. (b) (Naut.) To conduct into a harbor, as a ship. (c) (Law) To place in due form before a court; to place among the records of a court. Burrill. (d) (Med.) To restore, as a dislocated part, to its place. -- To put off. (a) To lay aside; to discard; as, to put off a robe; to put off mortality.Put off thy shoes from off thy feet.” Ex. iii. 5. (b) To turn aside; to elude; to disappoint; to frustrate; to baffle.
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I hoped for a demonstration, but Themistius hoped to put me off with an harangue. Boyle.
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We might put him off with this answer. Bentley.
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(c) To delay; to defer; to postpone; as, to put off repentance. (d) To get rid of; to dispose of; especially, to pass fraudulently; as, to put off a counterfeit note, or an ingenious theory. (e) To push from land; as, to put off a boat. -- To put on or To put upon. (a) To invest one's self with, as clothes; to assume.Mercury . . . put on the shape of a man.” L'Estrange. (b) To impute (something) to; to charge upon; as, to put blame on or upon another. (c) To advance; to promote. [Obs.]This came handsomely to put on the peace.” Bacon. (d) To impose; to inflict.That which thou puttest on me, will