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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Object \Ob*ject"\ ([o^]b*j[e^]kt"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Objected; p. pr. & vb. n. Objecting.] [L. objectus, p. p. of objicere, obicere, to throw or put before, to oppose; ob (see Ob-) + jacere to throw: cf. objecter. See Jet a shooting forth.] 1. To set before or against; to bring into opposition; to oppose. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Of less account some knight thereto object, Whose loss so great and harmful can not prove. --Fairfax. [1913 Webster] Some strong impediment or other objecting itself. --Hooker. [1913 Webster] Pallas to their eyes The mist objected, and condensed the skies. --Pope. [1913 Webster] 2. To offer in opposition as a criminal charge or by way of accusation or reproach; to adduce as an objection or adverse reason. [1913 Webster] He gave to him to object his heinous crime. --Spencer. [1913 Webster] Others object the poverty of the nation. --Addison. [1913 Webster] The book . . . giveth liberty to object any crime against such as are to be ordered. --Whitgift. [1913 Webster]