a looking forward to ambush view watching heed
- to view
- to look at for to watch out for
- enjoy the probable event of
- to look at for; to look out for.
- to hold back on, serve, or go to.
- to hold back for; to remain for; to expect. See Anticipate.
- to stay in store for; is prepared or perhaps in awaiting; as, a glorious reward awaits the nice.
- to view.
- To wait (on or upon).
- to hold back; to stay in waiting.
- A waiting for; ambush; view; watching; heed.
term found in old statutes, signifying a lying in hold off, or waylaying.
very early 13c., awaiten, from Old North French awaitier (Old French agaitier) "to lie in wait for, view, observe," from a- "to" (see ad-) + waitier "to look at" (see hold off (v.)). Originally particularly with a hostile sense. Relevant: Awaited; waiting for.
(v. t.) To view for; to watch out for.
- (v. t.) To hold back on, provide, or go to.
- (v. t.) To stay in store for; to-be prepared or perhaps in waiting around for; as, a glorious incentive awaits the nice.
- (v. i.) To watch.
- (v. i.) To wait (on or upon).
- (v. i.) To wait; to stay in waiting.
- (letter.) A waiting for; ambush; watch; watching; heed.
He had not enough courage and perspicacity to await in patience the result of the race between France and Germany for the duchy of Milan - a contest which was decided at Pavia (Feb.