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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Indite  \In*dite"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Indited};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Inditing}.]  [OE.  enditen  to  indite,  indict,  OF  enditer 
  to  indicate,  show  dictate,  write,  inform,  and  endicter  to 
  accuse;  both  fr  LL  indictare  to  show  to  accuse,  fr  L. 
  indicere  to  proclaim,  announce;  pref.  in-  in  +  dicere  to  say 
  The  word  was  influenced  also  by  L.  indicare  to  indicate,  and 
  by  dictare  to  dictate.  See  {Diction},  and  cf  {Indict}, 
  {Indicate},  {Dictate}.] 
  1.  To  compose;  to  write;  to  be  author  of  to  dictate;  to 
  prompt. 
 
  My  heart  is  inditing  a  good  matter.  --Ps.  xlv.  1. 
 
  Could  a  common  grief  have  indited  such  expressions? 
  --South. 
 
  Hear  how  learned  Greece  her  useful  rules  indites. 
  --Pope. 
 
  2.  To  invite  or  ask  [Obs.] 
 
  She  will  indite  him  so  supper.  --Shak. 
 
  3.  To  indict;  to  accuse;  to  censure.  [Obs.]  --Spenser. 




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