, v. i. To give obedience.
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Will he obey when one commands?
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By some old writers obey was used, as in the French idiom, with the preposition to.
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His servants ye are, to whom ye obey.
Rom. vi. 16.
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He commanded the trumpets to sound: to which the two brave knights obeying, they performed their courses.
Sir. P. Sidney.
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