embondage

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

em- +‎ bondage

Verb[edit]

embondage (third-person singular simple present embondages, present participle embondaging, simple past and past participle embondaged)

  1. (transitive, archaic) To bring into bondage; to enslave.
    • (Can we find and add a quotation of William Penn to this entry?)
      So that the liberty of God's people stands in the truth, and their communion in it, and in the perfect spiritual law of Christ Jesus, which delivers and preserves them from every evil thing that doth or would embondage.