To obtest is to beg.
An example of to obtest is to get on your hands and knees to ask for something.
- to beg for; beseech; supplicate
- to call to witness
Origin of obtestClassical Latin obtestari ; from ob- (see ob-) + testari, to witness ; from testis, a witness: see testify
transitive verbob·test·ed, ob·test·ing, ob·tests
Origin of obtestLatin obtestar&imacron; : ob-, to; see ob– + testar&imacron;, to call as a witness (from testis, witness; see trei- in Indo-European roots).