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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Endorse.
 
I endorse that statement. I accept it; I fully accord with it. The allusion is to the commercial practice of writing your name on the back of a bill of exchange or promissory note if you choose to make yourself responsible for it. (Latin, in-dorsum, on the back.)   1
 


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