American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1

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Author: Noah Webster

Deposit

DEPOSIT, v.t.

1. To lay down; to lay; to throw down. A crocodile deposits her eggs in the sand. A bird deposits eggs in a nest. An inundation deposits particles of earth on a meadow.

2. To lay up; to lay in a place for preservation. We deposit the produce of the earth in barns, cellars of storehouses. We deposit goods in a warehouse, and books in a library.

3. To lodge in the hands of a person for safe-keeping or other purpose; to commit to the care of; to entrust; to commit to one as a pledge. We say, the bond is deposited in the hands of an attorney; money is deposited as a pledge, or security.

4. To lay aside.

DEPOSIT, n.

1. That which is laid or thrown down; any matter laid or thrown down, or lodged.

The deposit already formed affording to the succeeding portions of the charged fluid, a basis.

2. Any thing entrusted to the care of another; a pledge; a pawn; a thing given as security, or for preservation; as, these papers are committed to you as a sacred deposit; he

has a deposit of money in his hands.

3. A place where things are deposited; a depository.

4. A city or town where goods are lodged for safe-keeping or for reshipment.

In deposit, in a state of pledge, or for safe keeping.

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Chicago: Noah Webster Jr., "Deposit," American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1 in An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1 (New York: S. Converse, 1828), Original Sources, accessed September 20, 2018, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=CQYU5N5NK81QNSJ.

MLA: Webster, Noah, Jr. "Deposit." American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1, in An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1, New York, S. Converse, 1828, Original Sources. 20 Sep. 2018. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=CQYU5N5NK81QNSJ.

Harvard: Webster, N, 'Deposit' in American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1. cited in 1828, An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1, S. Converse, New York. Original Sources, retrieved 20 September 2018, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=CQYU5N5NK81QNSJ.