Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A pecuniary punishment or fine.
- n. A recantation or reparation.
- n. A monetary punishment, a fine.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A pecuniary punishment or fine; a reparation or recantation.
- From French. (Wiktionary)
“It being now settled to my satisfaction, that Mr. Beamish and the great uncloaked were "convertible terms," I set about making the 'amende' in the most handsome manner possible.”
“Evangelista's words as an honorable "amende," instead of judging them for what they were, a declaration of war.”
“Laws, inserted by chapter 163 of the acts of 1949, is hereby etc'amende'd. amended by inserting after the word "ragweed" in lines 2 and 4, in each instance, the words: —, goldenrod and poison ivy, — so as to read as follows: — (36A) For acquiring information regarding the growth of amhorw fo?”
“amende" as gratefully as if it had been the most graceful of acknowledgments.”
“amende"'acts of 1946, and inserting in place thereof the following section: — Section 461.”
““O conquerour of Brutes Albyon,” he added, “which that by lyne and free eleccion been verray kyng, this song to yow I sende, and ye, that mowen alle oure harmes amende, have mynde upon my supplicacion.””
“L'un d'eux lui a reproché d'avoir été l'artisan des coupes salariales sans précédent, de l'ordre de 20 %, en 1982-83, et lui a demandé de faire amende honorable.”
“Little Menie was the first person to whom he made the amende honorable; and a much smaller propitiation than the new doll with which he presented her would have been accepted as an atonement for a much greater offence.”
“Yet, notwithstanding the amende honorable thus made by Cid Hamet”
“And if he ask mercy, you ought to pardon him, and accept his amende, so that God may be pleased with you.”
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