Prisoning
Prison Pris"on, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Prisoned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Prisoning}.] 1. To imprison; to shut up in, or as in, a prison; to confine; to restrain from liberty. [1913 Webster]

The prisoned eagle dies for rage. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]

His true respect will prison false desire. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To bind (together); to enchain. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

Sir William Crispyn with the duke was led Together prisoned. --Robert of Brunne. [1913 Webster]


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