Note

Definition of Note

Pronunciation: nōt
v. t.1.To butt; to push with the horns.
1.Know not; knows not.
n.1.Nut.
1.Need; needful business.
1.A mark or token by which a thing may be known; a visible sign; a character; a distinctive mark or feature; a characteristic quality.
Whosoever appertain to the visible body of the church, they have also the notes of external profession.
- Hooker.
She [the Anglican church] has the note of possession, the note of freedom from party titles,the note of life - a tough life and a vigorous.
- J. H. Newman.
What a note of youth, of imagination, of impulsive eagerness, there was through it all !
- Mrs. Humphry Ward.
2.A mark, or sign, made to call attention, to point out something to notice, or the like; a sign, or token, proving or giving evidence.
3.A brief remark; a marginal comment or explanation; hence, an annotation on a text or author; a comment; a critical, explanatory, or illustrative observation.
The best writers have been perplexed with notes, and obscured with illustrations.
- Felton.
4.A brief writing intended to assist the memory; a memorandum; a minute.
5.Hence, a writing intended to be used in speaking; memoranda to assist a speaker, being either a synopsis, or the full text of what is to be said; as, to preach from notes; also, a reporter's memoranda; the original report of a speech or of proceedings.
6.A short informal letter; a billet.
7.A diplomatic missive or written communication.
8.A written or printed paper acknowledging a debt, and promising payment; as, a promissory note; a note of hand; a negotiable note.
9.A list of items or of charges; an account.
Here is now the smith's note for shoeing.
- Shak.
10.(Mus.) A character, variously formed, to indicate the length of a tone, and variously placed upon the staff to indicate its pitch. Hence:
The wakeful bird . . . tunes her nocturnal note.
- Milton.
That note of revolt against the eighteenth century, which we detect in Goethe, was struck by Winckelmann.
- W. Pater.
11.Observation; notice; heed.
Give orders to my servants that they take
No note at all of our being absent hence.
- Shak.
12.Notification; information; intelligence.
The king . . . shall have note of this.
- Shak.
13.State of being under observation.
Small matters . . . continually in use and in note.
- Bacon.
14.Reputation; distinction; as, a poet of note.
There was scarce a family of note which had not poured out its blood on the field or the scaffold.
- Prescott.
15.Stigma; brand; reproach.
Note of hand
a promissory note.
v. t.1.
[imp. & p. p. Noted; p. pr. & vb. n. Noting.]
1.To notice with care; to observe; to remark; to heed; to attend to.
No more of that; I have noted it well.
- Shak.
The world will little note, nor long remember, what we say here, but it can never forget what they did here.
- Abraham Lincoln (Gettysburg Address, 1863).
2.To record in writing; to make a memorandum of.
Every unguarded word . . . was noted down.
- Maccaulay.
3.To charge, as with crime (with of or for before the thing charged); to brand.
They were both noted of incontinency.
- Dryden.
4.To denote; to designate.
5.To annotate.
6.To set down in musical characters.
To note a bill
to record on the back of it a refusal of acceptance, as the ground of a protest, which is done officially by a notary.

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