Her own development was largely due to the responsibility that was put upon her in the training of another person.
And why may I not think that I am now put upon a proper exercise of it?
She knew that the life of her friend was in this mans keepingthe gift of one who had put upon her the ultimate insult.
Games of address are not to be put upon a footing with games of hazard.'
Heaven protect you,” he said, humbly, “and forgive me for the insult I put upon you.
The bag that held him was closed and a seal was put upon it by the Maharajah.
And yet, he averred that it was absolutely necessary that Captain Doughty should be put upon his trial.
But the responsibility which this put upon me made me timid.
The high-pitched phrases of the obituary poems confess the strain he put upon himself to publish his grief.
The strong restraint I have put upon my hands has been enough to palsy them.
late Old English *putian, implied in putung "instigation, an urging," literally "a putting;" related to pytan "put out, thrust out" (of eyes), probably from a Germanic stem that also produced Danish putte "to put," Swedish dialectal putta; Middle Dutch pote "scion, plant," Dutch poten "to plant," Old Norse pota "to poke."
Meaning "act of casting a heavy stone overhead" (as a trial of strength) is attested from c.1300. Obsolete past tense form putted is attested 14c.-15c. To put down "end by force or authority" (a rebellion, etc.) is from c.1300. Adjective phrase put out "angry, upset" is first recorded 1887; to put out, of a woman, "to offer oneself for sex" is from 1947. To put upon (someone) "play a trick on, impose on" is from 1690s. To put up with "tolerate, accept" (1755) was originally to put up, as in "to pocket." To put (someone) on "deceive" is from 1958.