engoler

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

en- +‎ gole (mouth) +‎ -er.

Verb[edit]

engoler

  1. to take, to receive in the mouth
    • circa 1155, Wace, Le Roman de Brut:
      Et cil caï, gole baëe
      Qui la lance avoit engolee
      He fell with his mouth open
      In such a way that he swallowed his lance

Conjugation[edit]

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. The forms that would normally end in *-ols, *-olt are modified to ous, out. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.