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ENROOT, en-r[=oo]t', _v.t._ to fix by the root: to implant firmly: (_Shak._) to join firmly, as root by root.

ENROUGH, en-ruf', _v.t._ to make rough.

ENROUND, en-rownd', _v.t._ (_Shak._) to surround.

ENS, enz, _n._ an entity, as opposed to an attribute. [A late _pr.p._ form, from L. _esse_, to be.]

ENSAMPLE, en-sam'pl, _n._ example.--_v.t._ to give an example of. [O. Fr.

_essample_. See EXAMPLE.]

ENSANGUINE, en-sang'gwin, _v.t._ to stain or cover with blood.--_p.adj._ ENSAN'GUINED, bloody.

ENSATE, en's[=a]t, _adj._ ensiform.

ENSCHEDULE, en-shed'[=u]l, _v.t._ (_Shak._) to insert in a schedule.

ENSCONCE, en-skons', _v.t._ to cover or protect as with a sconce or earth-work: to hide safely.

ENSEAL, en-s[=e]l', _v.t._ to put one's seal to: to seal up.

ENSEAM, en-s[=e]m', _v.t._ to mark as with a seam.

ENSEAM, en-s[=e]m', _v.t._ to cover with grease. [_Seam_, grease.]

ENSEAM, en-s[=e]m', _v.t._ (_Spens._) to contain. [Der. obscure; cf. Ice.

_semja_, to put together.]

ENSEAR, en-s[=e]r', _v.t._ (_Shak._) to dry up.

ENSEMBLE, ang-sangb'l, _n._ all the parts of a thing taken together.--TOUT ENSEMBLE, general appearance or effect. [Fr. _ensemble_, together--L. _in_, in, _simul_, at the same time.]

ENSEPULCHRE, en-sep'ul-k[.e]r, _v.t._ to put in a sepulchre.

ENSEW (_Spens._). Same as ENSUE.

ENSHIELD, en-sh[=e]ld', _v.t._ to shield or protect.--_adj._ (_Shak._) shielded or protected.

ENSHRINE, en-shr[=i]n', _v.t._ to enclose in or as in a shrine: to preserve with affection.

ENSHROUD, en-shrowd', _v.t._ to cover with a shroud: to cover up.

ENSIFORM, en'si-form, _adj._ having the shape of a sword. [L. _ensis_, a sword, and _forma_, form.]

ENSIGN, en's[=i]n, _n._ a sign or mark: the sign or flag distinguishing a nation or a regiment: one who carries the colours: until 1871, the title given to officers of the lowest commissioned rank in the British infantry.--_ns._ EN'SIGN-BEAR'ER; EN'SIGNCY, EN'SIGNSHIP, the rank or commission of an ensign in the army. [O. Fr. _enseigne_--L. _insignia_, pl.

of _insigne_, a distinctive mark--_in_, and _signum_, a mark.]

ENSILAGE, en'sil-[=a]j, _n._ the storing of green fodder, &c., in pits.--_v.t._ EN'SILE, to store by ensilage. [Fr.,--Sp. _en_, and _silo_--L.,--Gr. _siros_, pit for corn.]

ENSKY, en-sk[=i]', _v.t._ (_Shak._) to place in the sky.

ENSLAVE, en-sl[=a]v', _v.t._ to make a slave of: to subject to the influence of.--_p.adj._ ENSLAVED'.--_ns._ ENSLAVE'MENT, act of enslaving: state of being enslaved: slavery: bondage; ENSLAV'ER.

ENSNARE, en-sn[=a]r', INSNARE, in-, _v.t._ to catch in a snare: to entrap: to entangle.

ENSNARL, en-snarl', _v.t._ (_Spens._) to entangle.

ENSORCELL, en-s[=o]r'sel, _v.t._ to bewitch. [O. Fr. _ensorceler_--_en_, and _sorcier_, a sorceror.]

ENSOUL, en-s[=o]l', INSOUL, in-, _v.t._ to join with the soul: to animate as a soul.

ENSPHERE, en-sf[=e]r', INSPHERE, in-, _v.t._ to enclose in a sphere: to give a spherical form.

ENSTAMP, en-stamp', _v.t._ to mark as with a stamp.

ENSTEEP, en-st[=e]p', _v.t._ to steep: to lay under water.

ENSTYLE, en-st[=i]l', _v.t._ to style, call.

ENSUE, en-s[=u]', _v.i._ to follow, to come after: to result (with _from_).--_v.t._ (_B._, _arch._) to follow after:--_pr.p._ ens[=u]'ing; _pa.p._ ens[=u]ed'. [O. Fr. _ensuir_ (Fr. _ensuivre_)--L. _in_, after, _sequi_, to follow.]

ENSURE, en-sh[=oo]r', _v.t._ to make sure. [See INSURE.]

ENSWATHE, en-sw[=a]th', INSWATHE, in-, _v.t._ to wrap in a swathe.--_n._ ENSWATHE'MENT.

ENSWEEP, en-sw[=e]p', _v.t._ to sweep over.

ENTABLATURE, en-tab'lat-[=u]r, _n._ that part of a design in classic architecture which surmounts the columns and rests upon the capitals.

[Prob. through Fr. from It. _intavolatura_--_in_, in, _tavola_, a table.]

ENTAIL, en-t[=a]l', _v.t._ (_Spens._) to carve. [O. Fr. _entailler_--Low L.

_en_, into, _tale[=a]re_, to cut.]

ENTAIL, en-t[=a]l', _v.t._ to settle an estate on a series of heirs, so that the immediate possessor may not dispose of it: to bring on as an inevitable consequence:--_pr.p._ entail'ing; _pa.p._ entailed'.--_n._ an estate entailed: the rule of descent of an estate.--_ns._ ENTAIL'ER; ENTAIL'MENT, act of entailing: state of being entailed. [O. Fr.

_entailler_, to cut into--_en_, in, into, _tailler_, to cut--L. _talea_, a twig.]

ENTAL, en'tal, _adj._ internal. [Gr. _entos_, within.]

ENTAME, en-t[=a]m', _v.t._ (_Shak._) to tame.

ENTANGLE, en-tang'gl, _v.t._ to twist into a tangle, or so as not to be easily separated: to involve in complications: to perplex: to ensnare.--_n._ ENTANG'LEMENT, a confused state: perplexity.

ENTASIS, en'ta-sis, _n._ (_archit._) the swelling outline of the shaft of a column--also ENT[=A]'SIA: constrictive or tonic spasm.--_adj._ ENTAS'TIC.

[Gr.,--_en_, in, _teinein_, to stretch.]

ENTELECHY, en-tel'ek-i, _n._ (_phil._) actuality: distinctness of realised existence. [Gr. _entelecheia_--_en_, in, _telos_, perfection, _echein_, to have.]

ENTELLUS, en-tel'us, _n._ the hanuman of India.

ENTENDER, en-tend'[.e]r, _v.t._ to make tender: to weaken.

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