Definition of Empierce

1. v. t. To pierce; to impierce.



Definition of Empierce

1. Verb. (rare) To pierce through. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Empierce

1. to pierce [v EMPIERCED, EMPIERCING, EMPIERCES] - See also: pierce

Lexicographical Neighbors of Empierce

emphraxis
emphrensied
emphysema
emphysemas
emphysematous
emphysematous cholecystitis
emphysematous cystitis
emphysematous gangrene
emphysematous gastritis
emphysematous phlegmon
emphysemic
emphyteusis
emphyteutic
emphyteuticaries
emphyteuticary
empierce (current term)
empierced
empierces
empiercing
empight
empire
empirehood
empires
empiric
empiric risk
empiric treatment
empirical
empirical data
empirical ego
empirical formula

Literary usage of Empierce

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Cambridge History of English Literature by Adolphus William Ward, Alfred Rayney Waller (1910)
"Spenser, in his turn, was full of admiration of Ralegh's work and wrote: Full sweetly tempered is that Muse of his That can empierce a ..."

2. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1901)
"... is that Muse of his, That can empierce a Princes mightie hart. —SPENSER, EDMUND, 1595, Colin Clouts Come Home Againe, Spenser's Works, ed. Collier, vol. ..."

3. The Poems of Sir Walter Raleigh: Collected and Authenticated, with Those of by Walter Raleigh, Henry Wotton (1892)
"... That spends his wit in love's consuming smart; Full sweetly tempered is that Muse of his, That can empierce a prince's mighty heart. ..."

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