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awaiting


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Await  \A*wait"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Awaited};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Awaiting}.]  [OF.  awaitier  agaitier  ?  (L.  ad)  +  waitier 
  gaitier  to  watch,  F.  guetter.  See  {Wait}.] 
  1.  To  watch  for  to  look  out  for  [Obs.] 
 
  2.  To  wait  on  serve,  or  attend.  [Obs.] 
 
  3.  To  wait  for  to  stay  for  to  expect.  See  {Expect}. 
 
  Betwixt  these  rocky  pillars  Gabriel  sat,  Chief  of 
  the  angelic  guards,  awaiting  night.  --Milton. 
 
  4.  To  be  in  store  for  to  be  ready  or  in  waiting  for  as  a 
  glorious  reward  awaits  the  good. 
 
  O  Eve,  some  farther  change  awaits  us  night. 
  --Milton. 




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