Definition of Enseam

1. v. t. To sew up; to inclose by a seam; hence, to include; to contain.



2. v. t. To cover with grease; to defile; to pollute.

Definition of Enseam

1. Verb. (obsolete) To remove the surplus fat from a horse. ¹

2. Verb. (obsolete) To sew or stitch up in a covering ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Enseam

1. to make a mark like a seam [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Enseam

enscheduled
enschedules
enscheduling
ensconce
ensconced
ensconces
ensconcing
enscroll
enscrolled
enscrolling
enscrolls
enseal
ensealed
ensealing
enseals
enseam (current term)
enseamed
enseaming
enseams
ensear
ensearch
ensearched
ensearches
ensearching
enseared
ensearing
ensears
enseel
enseeled
enseeling

Literary usage of Enseam

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1. Shakespeare Studies, and Essay on English Dictionaries by Thomas Spencer Baynes, Lewis Campbell (1896)
"Within a few days after the falcon is drawn out of the mew ye must scour her and enseam her with the foresaid medicine of lard, sugar, mace, and saffron, ..."

2. The Edinburgh Review by Sydney Smith (1872)
"The hawking term enseam is traceable to this source, lard having been originally a principal ingredient in the castings or scouring diet given to ..."

3. A Glossary of Tudor and Stuart Words: Especially from the Dramatists by Walter William Skeat, Anthony Lawson Mayhew (1914)
"(sv enseam, vb.4). ... [Schmidt connects this word with ' enseam', to cleanse a hawk ; see above. ..."

4. A Glossary; Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1867)
""Come I'll enseam you," are the words o¡ Monsieur, to Bussy d'Ambois, introducing him to the ladies; meaning. " Come, I'll unite you to their party,' or, ..."

5. Old English Plays: Being a Selection from the Early Dramatic Writers by Charles Wentworth Dilke (1814)
"The editions of 1607 and 8, read, " They foolish-proud, To be the pictures of our vanity; We proud, that they are proud of foolery." f enseam seems to mean ..."

6. Walker's Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language: Adapted to the by John Walker (1874)
"To enseam=8n-seam', ra To enclose by « scam, to sew up. ... To enseam=gn-seam', va To fructify, to En-seam'-ed, a. ..."

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