Engaol
Engaol En*gaol", v. t. [Pref. en- + gaol: cf. OF. engaoler, engeoler. See {Gaol}, and cf. {Enjail}.] To put in jail; to imprison. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • engaol — /en jālˈ/ (Shakespeare) transitive verb To put in gaol ORIGIN: ↑en (1a) …   Useful english dictionary

  • engaol — verb To imprison in a gaol. Syn: jail …   Wiktionary

  • Enjail — En*jail , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Enjailed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Enjailing}.] [Pref. en + jail. Cf. {Engaol}.] To put into jail; to imprison. [R.] Donne. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Enjailed — Enjail En*jail , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Enjailed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Enjailing}.] [Pref. en + jail. Cf. {Engaol}.] To put into jail; to imprison. [R.] Donne. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Enjailing — Enjail En*jail , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Enjailed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Enjailing}.] [Pref. en + jail. Cf. {Engaol}.] To put into jail; to imprison. [R.] Donne. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • enjail — verb To put in jail. Syn: imprison, jail, engaol …   Wiktionary

  • incarcerate — v 1. imprison, embar, confine, jail, impound, intern, hold captive, Sl. jug; lock up, bolt in, clap up, put under lock and key, Archaic. engaol. 2. enclose, hem in, hedge in, keep in, shut in; corral, pen in, rail in, fence in; coop up, immure,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”