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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·pose v. t. [imp. & p. p. Reposed p. pr. & vb. n. Reposing.]
 1. To cause to stop or to rest after motion; hence, to deposit; to lay down; to lodge; to reposit. [Obs.]
 But these thy fortunes let us straight repose
 In this divine cave's bosom.   --Chapman.
    Pebbles reposed in those cliffs amongst the earth . . . are left behind.   --Woodward.
 2. To lay at rest; to cause to be calm or quiet; to compose; to rest, -- often reflexive; as, to repose one's self on a couch.
    All being settled and reposed, the lord archbishop did present his majesty to the lords and commons.   --Fuller.
 After the toil of battle to repose
 Your wearied virtue.   --Milton.
 3. To place, have, or rest; to set; to intrust.
    The king reposeth all his confidence in thee.   --Shak.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·posed a. Composed; calm; tranquil; at rest. --Bacon. -- Re*pos*ed*ly adv. -- Re*pos*ed*ness, n.