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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Indict  \In*dict"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Indicted};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Indicting}.]  [OE.  enditen.  See  {Indite}.] 
  1.  To  write;  to  compose;  to  dictate;  to  indite.  [Obs.] 
 
  2.  To  appoint  publicly  or  by  authority;  to  proclaim  or 
  announce.  [Obs.] 
 
  I  am  told  shall  have  no  Lent  indicted  this  year. 
  --Evelyn. 
 
  3.  (Law)  To  charge  with  a  crime,  in  due  form  of  law,  by  the 
  finding  or  presentment  of  a  grand  jury;  to  find  an 
  indictment  against;  as  to  indict  a  man  for  arson.  It  is 
  the  peculiar  province  of  a  grand  jury  to  indict,  as  it  is 
  of  a  house  of  representatives  to  impeach. 




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