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Meaning of OBTEST

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Ob*test"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Obtested}; p. pr. & vb.
    n. {Obtesting}.] [L. obtestari; ob (see {Ob-}) + testari to
    witness, fr. testis a witness.]
    1. To call to witness; to invoke as a witness. [R.] --Dryden.
    
    2. To beseech; to supplicate; to beg for. [R.]
    
    
  2. \Ob*test"\, v. i.
    To protest. [R.] --E. Waterhouse.
    
    
 

 

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