Enlimn
Enlimn En*limn", v. t. [Pref. en- + limn. Cf. {Enlumine}, {Illuminate}.] To adorn by illuminating or ornamenting with colored and decorated letters and figures, as a book or manuscript. [R.] --Palsgrave. [1913 Webster]

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  • Illuminate — Il*lu mi*nate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Illuminated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Illuminating}.] [L. illuminatus, p. p. of illuminare; pref. il in + luminare to enlighten, fr. lumen light. See {Luminous}, and cf. {Illume}, {Illumine}, {Enlimn}, {Limn}.] 1. To… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Illuminated — Illuminate Il*lu mi*nate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Illuminated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Illuminating}.] [L. illuminatus, p. p. of illuminare; pref. il in + luminare to enlighten, fr. lumen light. See {Luminous}, and cf. {Illume}, {Illumine}, {Enlimn},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Illuminating — Illuminate Il*lu mi*nate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Illuminated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Illuminating}.] [L. illuminatus, p. p. of illuminare; pref. il in + luminare to enlighten, fr. lumen light. See {Luminous}, and cf. {Illume}, {Illumine}, {Enlimn},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • inlymn — variant of enlimn v., Obs …   Useful english dictionary

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