Ensiling
Ensile En*sile", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Ensiled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Ensiling}.] [F. ensiler: cf. Sp. ensilar. See {Silo}.] To store (green fodder) in a silo; to prepare as silage. -- {En"si*list}, n. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Ensile — En*sile , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Ensiled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Ensiling}.] [F. ensiler: cf. Sp. ensilar. See {Silo}.] To store (green fodder) in a silo; to prepare as silage. {En si*list}, n. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ensiled — Ensile En*sile , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Ensiled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Ensiling}.] [F. ensiler: cf. Sp. ensilar. See {Silo}.] To store (green fodder) in a silo; to prepare as silage. {En si*list}, n. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ensilist — Ensile En*sile , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Ensiled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Ensiling}.] [F. ensiler: cf. Sp. ensilar. See {Silo}.] To store (green fodder) in a silo; to prepare as silage. {En si*list}, n. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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