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I am a follower of the old trails, an endorser of the old maxims.

Does the loser tell his friend, the endorser, that he has lost half of his fortune?

He could borrow from the banks, with a good endorser, but what endorser was there good enough but John Folsom?

My father at length became my endorser, and the bargain was signed and sealed.

When I had recovered sufficiently, I gave my fictitious name and introduced the Colonel, as a sort of endorser for my statement.

The company had used my name as endorser to a large amount, many times larger than I had any idea of.

Would an endorser who had waived demand and notice be liable for six years more?

Yes, if the payment was made before the statute had completely run in favor of the endorser.

It has ever been the custom of the church to make every distinguished individual appear as an endorser of her dogmas.

At this time the last-named house held about two and a half millions of dollars belonging to their constituent, the endorser.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c. endosse "alteration," from Old French endosser (12c.), literally "to put on back," from en- "put on" (see en- (1)) + dos "back," from Latin dossum, variant of dorsum.

Sense of "confirm, approve" (by signing on the back) is recorded in English first in 1847. Assimilated 16c. in form to Medieval Latin indorsare. Related: Endorsed; endorsing.

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