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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ENDORSES

Sergeant Stephens, in his Commentaries, endorses Blackstone's views.

And he at once endorses a few words on the bottom of the summons.

And the Church of England endorses this ridiculous old-world fable.

Springer endorses it and deposits it in the Security National Bank.

He endorses them with His own mighty intercession, and gives them power on high.

"Which same I endorses; it shore was a sudden change," Meeker replied, glancing at the Mexican's shack.

The Scientific American endorses the plan, and places it above240 many, in fact most of the elaborate and expensive devices.

This proves that the Pasha endorses what Mr. Jephson writes.

It is Diaz who thus unconditionally declares himself Calderon endorses it by a declaration of like daring nature.

In the third book, again (c. 9), he endorses a proposition of Lycophron which virtually affirms the social contract.

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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