To bear witness; to give evidence as a witness; to make a solemn dec- laration, under oath or affirmation, in a judicial inquiry, for the purpose of establishing or proving some fact. See State v. Robertson, 26 S. C. 117, 1 S. E. 443; Gannon v. Stevens, 13 Kan. 459; Nash v. Hoxie, 59 Wis. 384, 18 N. W. 408; O’Brien v. State, 125 Ind. 38, 25 N. E 137, 9 L. R. A. 323; Mudge v. Gilbert 43 How. Prac. (N. Y.) 221. Testimonia ponderanda snnt, non nu- meranda. Evidence is to be weighed, not enumerated.
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