Note - (Webster's 1828 Dictionary)
NOTE, for ne wote, knew not or could not.
NOTE, n. [L. to know.]
1. A mark or token; something by which a thing may be known; a visible sign.
They who appertain to the visible church have all the notes of external profession.
2. A mark made in a book, indicating something worthy of a particular notice.
3. A short remark; a passage or explanation in the margin of a book.
4. A minute, memorandum or short writing intended to assist the memory.
5. Notice; heed.
Give order to my servants that they take no note at all of our being absent hence.
6. Reputation; consequence; distinction; as men of note. Acts 16.
7. State of being observed.
Small matters, continually in use and note. [Little used.]
8. In music, a character which marks a sound, or the sound itself; as a semibreve, a minim, _c. Notes are marks of sounds in relation to elevation or depresion, or to the time of continuing sounds.
9. Tune; voice; harmonious or melocious sounds.
The wakeful bird tunes her nocturnal note.
One common note on either lyre did strike.
10. Abbreviation; symbol.
11. A short letter; a billet.
12. Annotation; commentary; as the notes in Scott's Bible; to write notes on Homer.
13. A written or printed paper acknowledging a debt and promising payment; as a promissory note; a bank-note; a note of hand; a negotiable note.
14. Notes, plu. a writing; a written discourse; applied equally to minutes or heads of a discourse or argument, or to a discourse fully written. The advocate often has notes to assist his memory, and clergymen preach with notes or without them.
15. A diplomatic communication in writing; an official paper sent from one minister or envoy to another.
My note of January 10th still remains unanswered.
1. To observe; to notice with particular care; to heed; to attend to.
No more of that; I have noted it well.
Their manners noted and their states survey'd.
2. To set down in writing.
Note it in a book. Isa 30.
3. To charge, as with a crime; with of or for.
They were both noted of incontinency.
NOTE, v.t. To butt; to push with the horns. [Not used.]