transitive verb (-guined; -guining) Date: 1667 1. to make bloody 2. crimson

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.


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  • Ensanguine — En*san guine, v. t. To stain or cover with blood; to make bloody, or of a blood red color; as, an ensanguined hue. The ensanguined field. Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ensanguine — [en saŋ′gwin] vt. ensanguined, ensanguining [ EN 1 + SANGUINE] to stain with blood; make bloody …   English World dictionary

  • ensanguine — /en sang gwin/, v.t., ensanguined, ensanguining. to stain or cover with or as with blood: a flag ensanguined with the blood of battle. [1660 70; EN 1 + SANGUINE] * * * …   Universalium

  • ensanguine — verb to stain with blood See Also: sanguine …   Wiktionary

  • ensanguine — (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To cover with blood: bloodstain, bloody, imbrue. See BLOOD …   English dictionary for students

  • ensanguine — v. stain with blood …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ensanguine — v. a. Stain with blood, redden (with blood), incarnadine …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • ensanguine — en·sanguine …   English syllables

  • ensanguine — en•san•guine [[t]ɛnˈsæŋ gwɪn[/t]] v. t. guined, guin•ing to stain or cover with or as if with blood • Etymology: 1660–70 …   From formal English to slang

  • ensanguine — /ɛnˈsæŋgwən/ (say en sanggwuhn), /ən / (say uhn ) verb (t) (ensanguined, ensanguining) to stain or cover with or as with blood. {en 1 + sanguine} …   Australian English dictionary

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