Definition of Confest
1. Verb. (archaic or poetic) (past of confess) ¹
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Definition of Confest
1. avowed [adj]
Lexicographical Neighbors of Confest
Literary usage of Confest
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Register of the Privy Council of Scotland by Scotland Privy Council (1908)
"confest the thrid point that the corne sho got was bot ... confest the sext point that they wald not let hir in and get na almis and Walliman was angrie at ..."
2. The Lusiad: Or, The Discovery of India: an Epic Poem by Luís de Camões, William Julius Mickle (1809)
"... breast The crystal fountain's cooling aid * confest; The while, as circling flow'd the cheerful bowl, Sapient discourse, the banquet of the soul, ..."
3. Kirkwall in the Orkneys by Buckham Hugh Hossack (1900)
"Walliman was angrie at it and gared his wyff pt. wth. chyld :— " confest the ... confest the sevent point, yt. gilbert Sandie wald geve hir nothing and yt. ..."
4. The Romance of the American Theatre by Mary Caroline Crawford (1913)
"... Sense, Virtue, Worth, and Honour stand confest In each brave male, his prosperous hands have blessed, While the admiring Eye improved may trace, ..."
5. A Concordance to the Works of Alexander Popeby Edwin Abbott by Edwin Abbott (1875)
"У. vi. 215 So vast, our new Divines, we must c. S. vii. 97 -Survey the region, and c. her hume IK./'. 256 45 Confessed, confest. Well pleas'd he enter'd, ..."
6. The British Theatre; Or, A Collection of Plays: Which are Acted at the by Inchbald, Elizabeth Inchbald (1808)
"... When thy realm is truly blest, 'Tis when a monarch's love for you Is by your loyalty confest. THE END. ..."
7. Southey's Common-place Book by Robert Southey, John Wood Warter (1855)
"... parts (being by the approbation of strangers themselves confest and acknowledged the best of all marches) was through the negligence and ..."
8. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1880)
"... the rest were taken prisoners and slain: the Prisoners confest they were above a hundred in the Gate-house and work, and few of them could escape; ..."