enisle

[ en-ahyl ]
/ ɛnˈaɪl /

verb (used with object), en·isled, en·isl·ing.

to make an island of.
to place on an island.
to isolate.

Nearby words

  1. eniac,
  2. enid,
  3. enigma,
  4. enigmatic,
  5. enigmatize,
  6. eniwetok,
  7. enjambment,
  8. enjoin,
  9. enjoinder,
  10. enjoy

Origin of enisle

First recorded in 1605–15; en-1 + isle

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British Dictionary definitions for enisle

enisle

/ (ɪnˈaɪl) /

verb

(tr) poetic to put on or make into an island
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