entoil

[ en-toil ]
/ ɛnˈtɔɪl /

verb (used with object)

to take in toils; ensnare; enmesh.

Nearby words

  1. entocele,
  2. entochoroidea,
  3. entocornea,
  4. entoderm,
  5. entoectad,
  6. entomb,
  7. entomic,
  8. entomion,
  9. entomo-,
  10. entomofauna

Origin of entoil

First recorded in 1575–85; en-1 + toil2

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British Dictionary definitions for entoil

entoil

/ (ɪnˈtɔɪl) /

verb

(tr) an archaic word for ensnare
Derived Formsentoilment, noun

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