englut

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Partly from Old French englotir, partly from en- +‎ glut.

Verb[edit]

englut (third-person singular simple present engluts, present participle englutting, simple past and past participle englutted)

  1. To swallow; to swallow up, engulf.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, II.ii:
      Whose grieued mindes, which choler did englut, / Against themselues turning their wrathfull spight, / Gan with new rage their shields to hew and cut [...].
  2. To glut, satiate.

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