Suppled
Supple Sup"ple, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Suppled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Suppling}.] 1. To make soft and pliant; to render flexible; as, to supple leather. [1913 Webster]

The flesh therewith she suppled and did steep. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

2. To make compliant, submissive, or obedient. [1913 Webster]

A mother persisting till she had bent her daughter's mind and suppled her will. --Locke. [1913 Webster]

They should supple our stiff willfulness. --Barrow. [1913 Webster]


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  • Supple — Sup ple, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Suppled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Suppling}.] 1. To make soft and pliant; to render flexible; as, to supple leather. [1913 Webster] The flesh therewith she suppled and did steep. Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. To make compliant …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Suppling — Supple Sup ple, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Suppled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Suppling}.] 1. To make soft and pliant; to render flexible; as, to supple leather. [1913 Webster] The flesh therewith she suppled and did steep. Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. To make… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Supple — Sup ple, v. i. To become soft and pliant. [1913 Webster] The stones . . . Suppled into softness as they fell. Dryden. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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