Busying
Busy Bus"y (b[i^]z"z[y^]), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Busied} (b[i^]z"z[i^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Busying}.] [AS. bysgian.] To make or keep busy; to employ; to engage or keep engaged; to occupy; as, to busy one's self with books. [1913 Webster]

Be it thy course to busy giddy minds With foreign quarrels. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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