Inditement



[in-dahyt] /ɪnˈdaɪt/

verb (used with object), indited, inditing.
1.
to compose or write, as a poem.
2.
to treat in a literary composition.
3.
Obsolete. to dictate.
4.
Obsolete. to prescribe.
/ɪnˈdaɪt/
verb (transitive)
1.
(archaic) to write
2.
(obsolete) to dictate
n.

1560s, “action of writing prose or verse,” from indite + -ment.
v.

late 14c., “put down in writing,” from Old French enditer, from Vulgar Latin *indictare, from Latin in- “in, into, on, upon” (see in- (2)) + dictare “to declare” (see dictate). The same word as indict but retaining a French form. Related: Indited; inditing.

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