circumfer

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin circumferre.

Verb[edit]

circumfer (third-person singular simple present circumfers, present participle circumfering or circumferring, simple past and past participle circumfered or circumferred)

  1. (obsolete, transitive) To bear or carry around.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Francis Bacon to this entry?)

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

circumfer

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of circumferō