Enjail
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]

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

  • enjail — en·jail …   English syllables

  • enjail — ə̇n, en+ transitive verb Etymology: en (I) + jail, n. archaic : to shut up in or as if in prison …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • 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

  • injail — injail, injealous see enjail, enjealous …   Useful english dictionary

  • injealous — injail, injealous see enjail, enjealous …   Useful english dictionary

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