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Dite  v. t.  To prepare for action or use; to make ready; to dight. (Obs.) "His hideous club aloft he dites."

Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48

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"Dite" Quotes from Famous Books

... venerando Visnu, pensato da Brahma nell' immortal sua mente, siccome atto ad estirpar colui; Allora Brahma colla schiera de' Celesti cosi parlo a Visnu: Tu sei il conforto delle gente oppresse, O distruttor di Madhu: noi quindi a te supplichiamo afflitti: sia tu nostro sostegno, O Aciuto. Dite, loro rispose Visnu, quale cosa io debba far per voi; e gli Dei, udite queste parole, cosi soggiunsero: Un re per nome Dasaratha, giusto, virtuoso, veridico e pio, non ha progenie e la desidera: ei gia s' impose durissime penitenze, ed ora ha sacrificato con un Asvamedha: tu, per nostro ...
— The Ramayana • VALMIKI

... "I'en demeurai tout rauy; mais aussi toutes les fois qu'il m'en ressouuient, le coeur m'en tressaillant, il me semble que ie les aye encor aux oreilles."—Jean de Lery, Histoire d'un voyage faict en la terre du Bresil, autrement dite Amerique, pp. 258, 286. ...
— Aboriginal American Authors • Daniel G. Brinton

... the guild of St. Luke at Antwerp, and speaks of the makers of Clavichords seeking for admission into the Guild in 1557, adding that it was natural these makers should desire to belong to a corporation so great and honourable as that of St. Luke, which since 1480 had its Chambers of Rhetoric "dite de ...
— The Violin - Its Famous Makers and Their Imitators • George Hart

... the handsomest dress and a pair of white slippers and open-work stockings that nearly carried the day. Still, as Miss Delia Weeks well said, she was so stupid that if she should suck her thumb in the very middle of the exercises nobody'd be a dite surprised! ...
— New Chronicles of Rebecca • Kate Douglas Wiggin

... wrang," Pete answered, a little annoyed. "Ay, weel, lads, of course David Alexander's oor Dite as we called 'im, Dite Elshioner, an' that's his wy o' signifyin' to us ...
— A Window in Thrums • J. M. Barrie

... [10] Gillone Goyon, dite de Matignon, demoiselle de Torigni, was the daughter of Jacques de Matignon, Marshal of France, and of Francoise de Daillon, who was subsequently married to Pierre de Harcourt, ...
— The Life of Marie de Medicis, Vol. 1 (of 3) • Julia Pardoe

... at length. Thought that proves itself to be thus expedient may, indeed, have every OTHER kind of value for the thinker, he says, but cognitive value, representative value, VALEUR DE CONNAISSANCE PROPREMENT DITE, it has not; and when it does have a high degree of general utility value, this is in every case derived from its previous value in the way of correctly representing independent objects that have an important influence on our lives. Only by ...
— The Meaning of Truth • William James

... Gazette muticale of October 20, 1850, we read: "Une messe commemorative a ete dite jeudi dernier [i.e., on the 17th] dans la chapelle du cimetiere du Pere-Lachaise a la memoire de Frederic Chopin et pour l'inauguration de ...
— Frederick Chopin as a Man and Musician - Volume 1-2, Complete • Frederick Niecks

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