Affy


Affy
Affy Af*fy", v. i. To trust or confide. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]

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  • Affy — Af*fy , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Affied}; p. pr. {Affying}.] [OF. afier, LL. affidare. Cf. {Affiance}.] 1. To confide (one s self to, or in); to trust. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. To betroth or espouse; to affiance. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. To… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • affy — verb ( ed/ ing/ es) Etymology: Middle English afien, affien, from Old French afier more at affiance transitive verb 1. obsolete : confide, trust …   Useful english dictionary

  • Affied — Affy Af*fy , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Affied}; p. pr. {Affying}.] [OF. afier, LL. affidare. Cf. {Affiance}.] 1. To confide (one s self to, or in); to trust. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. To betroth or espouse; to affiance. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] 3.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Affying — Affy Af*fy , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Affied}; p. pr. {Affying}.] [OF. afier, LL. affidare. Cf. {Affiance}.] 1. To confide (one s self to, or in); to trust. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. To betroth or espouse; to affiance. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] 3.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Affiance — Af*fi ance ([a^]f*f[imac] ans), n. [OE. afiaunce trust, confidence, OF. afiance, fr. afier to trust, fr. LL. affidare to trust; ad + fidare to trust, fr. L. fides faith. See {Faith}, and cf. {Affidavit}, {Affy}, {Confidence}.] 1. Plighted faith;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Affidavit — Af fi*da vit, n. [LL. affidavit he has made oath, perfect tense of affidare. See {Affiance}, {Affy}.] (Law) A sworn statement in writing; a declaration in writing, signed and made upon oath before an authorized magistrate. Bouvier. Burrill. [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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