Enleven \En*lev"en\, n. Eleven. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

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  • enleven — enle(v)en, enth obs. ff. eleven, th …   Useful english dictionary

  • eleven — noun Etymology: Middle English enleven, from enleven, adjective, from Old English endleofan, from end (alteration of ān one) + leofan; akin to Old English lēon to lend more at one, loan Date: before 12th century 1. see number table 2. the 11th in …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Eleven — E*lev en ([ e]*l[e^]v n), a. [OE. enleven, AS. endleofan, endlufon, for nleofan; akin to LG. eleve, [ o]lwe, [ o]lwen, D. elf, G. elf, eilf, OHG. einlif, Icel. ellifu, Sw. elfva, Dan. elleve, Goth. ainlif, cf. Lith. v[ e]nolika; and fr. the root… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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