enginer

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

engine +‎ -er; See engineer.

Noun[edit]

enginer ‎(plural enginers)

  1. (obsolete) A contriver; an inventor; one who makes engines.
    From the play Hamlet (III.iv.207) by Shakespeare:
  • For tis the sport to haue the enginer / Hoist with his owne petar.
  1. Misspelling of engineer.

References[edit]

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Old French[edit]

Verb[edit]

enginer

  1. to create; to make
  2. to trick; to deceive

Conjugation[edit]

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.