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NOTE, for ne wote, knew not or could not.

NOTE, noun [Latin to know.]

1. A mark or token; something by which a thing may be known; a visible sign.

They who appertain to the visible church have all the notes of external profession.

2. A mark made in a book, indicating something worthy of a particular notice.

3. A short remark; a passage or explanation in the margin of a book.

4. A minute, memorandum or short writing intended to assist the memory.

5. Notice; heed.

Give order to my servants that they take no note at all of our being absent hence.

6. Reputation; consequence; distinction; as men of note Acts 16:1.

7. State of being observed.

Small matters, continually in use and note [Not used.]

8. In music, a character which marks a sound, or the sound itself; as a semibreve, a minim, etc. Notes are marks of sounds in relation to elevation or depresion, or to the time of continuing sounds.

9. Tune; voice; harmonious or melocious sounds.

The wakeful bird tunes her nocturnal note

One common note on either lyre did strike.

10. Abbreviation; symbol.

11. A short letter; a billet.

12. Annotation; commentary; as the notes in Scott's Bible; to write notes on Homer.

13. A written or printed paper acknowledging a debt and promising payment; as a promissory note; a bank-note; a note of hand; a negotiable note

14. Notes, plural a writing; a written discourse; applied equally to minutes or heads of a discourse or argument, or to a discourse fully written. The advocate often has notes to assist his memory, and clergymen preach with notes or without them.

15. A diplomatic communication in writing; an official paper sent from one minister or envoy to another.

My note of January 10th still remains unanswered.

NOTE, verb transitive

1. To observe; to notice with particular care; to heed; to attend to.

No more of that; I have noted it well.

Their manners noted and their states survey'd.

2. To set down in writing.

NOTE it in a book. Isaiah 30:8.

3. To charge, as with a crime; with of or for.

They were both noted of incontinency.

NOTE, verb transitive To butt; to push with the horns. [Not used.]