Speak

Speak

(?), v. t. 1. To utter with the mouth; to pronounce; to utter articulately, as human beings.
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They sat down with him upn ground seven days and seven nights, and none spake a word unto him.
Job. ii. 13.
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2. To utter in a word or words; to say; to tell; to declare orally; as, to speak the truth; to speak sense.
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3. To declare; to proclaim; to publish; to make known; to exhibit; to express in any way.
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It is my father;s muste
To speak your deeds.
Shak.
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Speaking a still good morrow with her eyes.
Tennyson.
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And for the heaven's wide circuit, let it speak
The maker's high magnificence.
Milton.
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Report speaks you a bonny monk.
Sir W. Scott.
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4. To talk or converse in; to utter or pronounce, as in conversation; as, to speak Latin.
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And French she spake full fair and fetisely.
Chaucer.
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5. To address; to accost; to speak to.
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[He will] thee in hope; he will speak thee fair.
Ecclus. xiii. 6.
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each village senior paused to scan
And speak the lovely caravan.
Emerson.
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To speak a ship (Naut.), to hail and speak to her captain or commander.
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