Enseam
Enseam En*seam", v. t. [Pref. en- + seam grease.] To cover with grease; to defile; to pollute. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

In the rank sweat of an enseamed bed. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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  • Enseam — En*seam , v. t. [Pref. en + seam suture. Cf. {Inseam}.] To sew up; to inclose by a seam; hence, to include; to contain. Camden. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • enseam — en·seam …   English syllables

  • enseam — I. ə̇nˈsēm, en verb Etymology: Middle English enseymen, alteration of Middle French essaimer, from es (from Latin ex ) + saim fat, grease, from Medieval Latin sagimen, from Latin sagina food, stuffing, fatness …   Useful english dictionary

  • inseam — ˈinˌsēm noun Etymology: in (II) + seam : an inner seam: as a. : the seam from the crotch to the leg bottom of trousers b. : a seam showing on the inside only used for articles (as gloves) often made without outside seams …   Useful english dictionary

  • ensaim — var. of enseam v.1 Obs …   Useful english dictionary

  • ensayme — var. of enseam v.1 Obs …   Useful english dictionary

  • inseal — inseal, inseam obs. ff. enseal, enseam v …   Useful english dictionary

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