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plenish

[ plen-ish ]
/ ˈplɛn ɪʃ /
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verb (used with object) Chiefly Scot.
to fill up; stock; furnish.
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Origin of plenish

1425–75; late Middle English plenyss<Middle French pleniss-, long stem of plenir to fill, ultimately <Latin plēnus full. See plenum, -ish2

OTHER WORDS FROM plenish

plen·ish·er, nounplen·ish·ment, nounun·plen·ished, adjective
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How to use plenish in a sentence

  • To all this a little money is added by the parties present, to enable the young couple to plenish their little domicile.

  • The pretty cowherd would fill the pail with water to plenish the tubs from which her charges drank.

    Norway|Beatrix Jungman

British Dictionary definitions for plenish

plenish
/ (ˈplɛnɪʃ) /

verb
(tr) Scot to fill, stock, or resupply

Derived forms of plenish

plenisher, nounplenishment, noun

Word Origin for plenish

C15: from Old French pleniss-, from plenir, from Latin plēnus full
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