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Monday, May 14, 2012

intromit

\in-truh-MIT\ , verb;
1.
To introduce; to send, put, or let in.
Quotes:
Mrs. Tappitt had frequently offered to intromit the ceremony when calling upon his generosity for other purposes, but the September gift had always been forthcoming.
-- Anthony Trollope, Rachel Ray
But in this I found a great difficulty, arising from the policy and conduct of Mr. Andrew McLucre, who had a sort of investment, as may be said, of the office of dean of guild, having for many years been allowed to intromit and manage the same.
-- John Galt, Annals of the Parish
Origin:
Intromit comes from the Latin roots intro- meaning "inwardly" and mittere meaning "to send."
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