Ac*cend"\, v. t. [L. accendere, accensum, to kindle; ad + cand[e^]re to kindle (only in compounds); rel. to cand[=e]re to be white, to gleam. See Candle.] To set on fire; to kindle. [Obs.] --Fotherby.
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