Infixed
Infix In*fix", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Infixed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Infixing}.] [L. infixus, p. p of infigere to infix; pref. in- in + figere to fix: cf. F. infixer. See {Fix}.] 1. To set; to fasten or fix by piercing or thrusting in; as, to infix a sting, spear, or dart. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

The fatal dart a ready passage found, And deep within her heart infixed the wound. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

2. To implant or fix; to instill; to inculcate, as principles, thoughts, or instructions; as, to infix good principles in the mind, or ideas in the memory. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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