plenish
transitive verb Etymology: Middle English (Scots) plenyssen to fill up, from Anglo-French pleniss-, stem of plenir, from plein full, from Latin plenus Date: 1513 chiefly British equip

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  • Plenish — Plen ish, v. t. [See {Replenish}.] 1. To replenish. [Obs.] T. Reeve. [1913 Webster] 2. To furnish; to stock, as a house or farm. [Scot.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • plenish — [plen′ish] vt. [ME plenissen < MFr pleniss , prp. stem of plenir, to fill < L plenus, FULL1] Now Scot. to fill up; stock …   English World dictionary

  • plenish — ˈplenish transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ es) Etymology: Middle English (Scots dialect) plenyssen, from Middle French pleniss , stem of plenir, from Old French, from plein, plen full, from Latin plenus more at full 1. a. : to fill up b. chiefly dialect …   Useful english dictionary

  • plenish — /ˈplɛnɪʃ/ (say plenish) verb (t) Chiefly Scottish to fill up; stock; furnish. {late Middle English plenyss, from Old French pleniss , stem of plenir, from plen , from Latin plēnus full} …   Australian English dictionary

  • plenish — plenisher, n. plenishment, n. /plen ish/, v.t. Chiefly Scot. to fill up; stock; furnish. [1425 75; late ME plenyss < MF pleniss , long s. of plenir to fill, ult. < L plenus full. See PLENUM, ISH2] * * * …   Universalium

  • plenish — verb a) To stock land or a house (with livestock or furniture) b) To replenish …   Wiktionary

  • plenish — plen·ish …   English syllables

  • furnish — v 1. supply, equip, provide, purvey, render, accommodate, Archaic. dight, Obs. appoint; gird, ready, prepare, store, stock, stock up, fill up, Chiefly Scot. plenish; outfit, fit out, fit up, fit, accouter, rig, rig up, rig out, turn out, gear;… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • outfit — n 1. kit, set; rig, turnout, outfitting. 2. equipment, equipage, apparatus, gear, accouterments, paraphernalia, appurtenances, appointments, furnishings, furniture; fixtures, fittings, habiliments, Inf. things; tools, instruments, contrivances,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • provide — v 1. furnish, supply, contribute, accommodate, equip, outfit, Archaic. dight, Obs. appoint; cater, purvey, provision, provender, victual; store, stock, stock up, fill, gird, Chiefly Scot. plenish. 2. afford, yield, produce; present, serve, give,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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