Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To trust, confide (a thing to a person); reflexively, to confide one's self.
  • To confide in; trust.
  • To affirm on one's faith; make affidavit.
  • To assure by promise; pledge; betroth; affiance.
  • To engage; bind; join.
  • To trust; confide.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • intransitive verb obsolete To trust or confide.
  • transitive verb obsolete To confide (one's self to, or in); to trust.
  • transitive verb obsolete To betroth or espouse; to affiance.
  • transitive verb obsolete To bind in faith.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun slang An affidavit to be signed by a contest winner to confirm eligibility.
  • verb obsolete to confide; to trust
  • verb obsolete to betroth or espouse; to affiance

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

Shortening of affidavit.

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