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- Rhymes: -aɪl
- (transitive) To make into an island.
- (transitive, figuratively, by extension) To isolate.
- 1876, Edmond Holmes, "After Death" in Poems, London: Henry S. King & Co., p. 82, 
- […] no reply / Comes from the vast, enisling sphere / Of spirit, limitless, divine, / So far from me, so strangely mine.
- 1925, Robinson Jeffers, "For Una" in The Wild God of the World: An Anthology of Robinson Jeffers, Stanford University Press, 2003, p. 
- To-night, dear, / Let's forget all that, that and the war, / And enisle ourselves a little beyond time, / You with this Irish whiskey, I with red wine / While the stars go over the sleepless ocean,
- 2005, Jed Horne, Desire Street: A True Story of Death and Deliverance in New Orleans, New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, p. 25, 
- […] one in ten New Orleansians lived in the projects—some 50,000 souls more or less, almost all of them women with too many children, a gulag of women and children enisled by poverty.
- 1876, Edmond Holmes, "After Death" in Poems, London: Henry S. King & Co., p. 82,