inisle

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

in- +‎ isle

Verb[edit]

inisle (third-person singular simple present inisles, present participle inisling, simple past and past participle inisled)

  1. Obsolete form of enisle.
    • 1612, Michael Drayton, Poly-Olbion:
      So Scardale tow'rds the same, that lovely Iddle sends, / That helps the fertile seat of Axholme to in-isle
    • 1793, A Complete Edition of the Poets of Great Britain[1], volume 3:
      It begins with Rother, whose running through the woods, in inisling Oxney, and such like, poetically here described is plain enough to any apprehending conceit []
    • 1825, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, “The Pang More Sharp Than All”, in The Complete Poetical Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, published 1854:
      The wondrous 'World of Glass', wherein inisled / All long'd for things their beings did repeat

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