embarge

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish embargar 'to arrest' and English barge 'to force'.

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Verb[edit]

embarge (third-person singular simple present embarges, present participle embarging, simple past and past participle embarged)

  1. (transitive) To put in a barge.
  2. (intransitive) To board a barge; to embark.
    • 1843, Frederick William Fairholt, Lord Mayors' Pageants, page 152
      [...] where the Lord Mayor, aldermen, and their attendants take barge; also the Grocers Company do likewise embarge, [...].

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Noun[edit]

embarge (plural embarges)

  1. (rare) An embargo.
    • 1979, Westel Woodbury Willoughby, Japan's Case Examined, page 174
      This embarge is termed a moral one because it imposes no legal restraints upon would-be exporters, for there are no statutes providing for this.

Translations[edit]

see embargo

References[edit]

  • "[1]" in the Dictionary.com Unabridged, v1.0.1, Lexico Publishing Group, 1996.