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entoil

[ en-toil ]
/ ɛnˈtɔɪl /
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verb (used with object)
to take in toils; ensnare; enmesh.
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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 forms of entoil

entoilment, noun
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