They say she has a Reputation.

That she drinks liquor
straight from the bottle,
that she does drugs- All kinds.

They say you can tell
by the way she dresses;
that her piercings are proof that she is easy.

I know her well, and
that none of the stories are true.
I could vouch for her,
but I won't.

Vouch (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Vouched (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Vouching.] [OE. vouchen, OF. vochier to call, fr. L. vocare to call, fr. vox, vocis, voice. See Voice, and cf. Avouch.]

1.

To call; to summon.

[Obs.]

[They] vouch (as I might say) to their aid the authority of the writers. Sir T. Elyot.

2.

To call upon to witness; to obtest.

Vouch the silent stars and conscious moon. Dryden.

3.

To warrant; to maintain by affirmations; to attest; to affirm; to avouch.

They made him ashamed to vouch the truth of the relation, and afterwards to credit it. Atterbury.

4.

To back; to support; to confirm; to establish.

Me damp horror chilled At such bold words vouched with a deed so bold. Milton.

5. Law

To call into court to warrant and defend, or to make good a warranty of title.

He vouches the tenant in tail, who vouches over the common vouchee. Blackstone.

Syn. -- To obtest; declare; affirm; attest; warrant; confirm; asseverate; aver; protest; assure.

 

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Vouch, v. i.

1.

To bear witness; to give testimony or full attestation.

He will not believe her until the elector of Hanover shall vouch for the truth of what she has . . . affirmed. Swift.

2.

To assert; to aver; to declare.

Shak.

 

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Vouch, n.

Warrant; attestation.

[Obs.]

The vouch of very malice itself. Shak.

 

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