Enseam

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Enseam To cover with grease; to defile; to pollute. "In the rank sweat of an enseamed bed."
    • v. t Enseam To sew up; to inclose by a seam; hence, to include; to contain.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • enseam To seam; sew up.
    • enseam To gather up; include; comprehend.
    • enseam To make greasy; befoul with or as if with grease.
    • enseam To purge from glut and grease: said of a hawk. Also ensame.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Enseam en-sēm′ to mark as with a seam.
    • v.t Enseam en-sēm′ to cover with grease.
    • v.t Enseam en-sēm′ (Spens.) to contain.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Pref. en-, + seam, suture. Cf. Inseam
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Der. obscure; cf. Ice. semja, to put together.

Usage

In literature:

Come, I'le enseame thee.
"Bussy D'Ambois and The Revenge of Bussy D'Ambois" by George Chapman
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