Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Preterit and obsolete or vulgar past participle of write.
  • A Middle English form of root.

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

  • intransitive verb obsolete To root with the snout. See 1st root.
  • imp. & archaic p. p. of write.

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

  • verb Simple past of write.

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Examples

  • If the question is reduced to one of great names, into the other side of the scales may be thrown not two but dozens of the most illustrious men who not only wrote, but _became famous mainly because they wrote_.

    The Young Priest's Keepsake

  • On June 25th 2009, kaitlin wrote: is chris brown popular culture

    Chris Brown Death Threats

  • And someone famous enough that I vaguely recognized the name wrote about hell being the torture of a bad conscience.

    As Husbands Go

  • And someone famous enough that I vaguely recognized the name wrote about hell being the torture of a bad conscience.

    As Husbands Go

  • The humorous storyteller's strategy, as Twain wrote, is to feign innocence so as to trip up the audience's.

    The Atlantic | July/August 2001 | Mark Twain's Reconstruction | Blount Jr.

  • "We have mixed feelings about discounted pricing," the label wrote in an email to fans who had purchased Stevens' previous EP.

    NPR Topics: News

  • I also in this term wrote a MS. on the Calculus of Variations, and one on Wood's Algebra, 2nd and 4th parts.

    Autobiography

  • In a statement emailed to Pitchfork earlier this week, the label wrote: "

    Pitchfork: Latest News

  • In a statement emailed to Pitchfork earlier this week, the label wrote: "

    Pitchfork: Latest News

  • Bpin wrote: It is not the GOP the liberals have to watch out for.

    GOP reiterates health care displeasure

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