What does appose mean?
The definition of appose
Ap*pose”, v. t.
Etym: [F. apposer to set to; ad) + poser to put, place. See Pose.]

1 To place opposite or before; to put or apply (one thing to another). The nymph herself did then appose, For food and beverage, to him all best meat. Chapman.
2 To place in juxtaposition or proximity.

Ap*pose”, v. t.
Etym: [For oppose. See Oppose.]

To put questions to; to examine; to try. [Obs.] See Pose. To appose him without any accuser, and that secretly. Tyndale.