ensky

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v ensky exalt to the skies; lift to the skies or to heaven with praise
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Ensky To place in the sky or in heaven. "A thing enskied and sainted."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • ensky To place in heaven or among the gods; make immortal.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Ensky en-skī′ (Shak.) to place in the sky.
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Usage

In literature:

When night fell, it was not a night of silver patterns enskied, but a dark and cloudy cloak where a few stars glittered fitfully.
"The Bat" by Avery Hopwood
There is a curious composition, by Andrea del Sarto (Berlin Gallery), where we are puzzled to know if the Madonna is enthroned or enskied.
"The Madonna in Art" by Estelle M. Hurll
Her affection is winged, and in a moment she is enskied.
"Atlantic Monthly, Volume 20, No. 118, August, 1887" by Various
Enskyed are sign boards advertising soap, Tobacco, coal, transcontinental trains.
"Songs and Satires" by Edgar Lee Masters
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In poetry:

In heaven she is ; beatitude
To her ; her loved ones still,
So loving she, here, here, enskyed
To guard. It is God's will.
"The Yellow Butterfly" by Manmohan Ghose
Smoking my cutty pipe the while,
In howths of Leith I lag;
* My Louis lies in South Sea isle
As I a sodden hag
Live on . . . Oh Love, by men enskied
The day you went—I died.
"Katie Drummond" by Robert W Service