Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To inform; assure.

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Examples

  • And yet, my lord, if I could but be made certiorate that my natural hereditament of

    A Legend of Montrose

  • --- And yet, my lord, if I could but be made certiorate that my natural hereditament of Drumthwacket had fallen into possession of any of these loons of Covenanters, who could be, in the event of our success, conveniently made a traitor of, I have so much value for that fertile and pleasant spot, that I would e'en take on with you for the campaign. ''

    A Legend of Montrose

  • By dint of assiduous research I am enabled to certiorate the reader, that the name of this person was Saunders Broadfoot, and that he dealt in the wholesome commodity called kirn-milk (_Anglic, _ butter-milk).

    The Heart of Mid-Lothian

  • I could but be made certiorate that my natural hereditament of

    A Legend of Montrose

  • * By dint of assiduous research I am enabled to certiorate the reader, that the name of this person was Saunders Broadfoot, and that he dealt in the wholesome commodity called kirn-milk (_Anglice ', _ butter-milk).

    The Heart of Mid-Lothian, Complete

  • By dint of assiduous research I am enabled to certiorate the reader, that the name of this person was Saunders Broadfoot, and that he dealt in the wholesome commodity called kirn-milk (Anglice’, butter-milk). —

    The Heart of Mid-Lothian

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