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plenish

[plen-ish]
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verb (used with object) Chiefly Scot.
  1. 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
Related formsplen·ish·er, nounplen·ish·ment, nounun·plen·ished, adjective
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Examples from the Web for plenished

Historical Examples

  • The yule-log was blazing on the hearth, and their cups were bright and plenished.

    Traditions of Lancashire, Volume 2 (of 2)

    John Roby

  • Some were regular type-cases, plenished with glittering new fonts all distributed.

    The Adventures of Bobby Orde

    Stewart Edward White

  • A cold wind blew from the gate, bringing with it an evil odour; but it did not chill me, for the sun had plenished me with warmth.

    Lilith

    George MacDonald


British Dictionary definitions for plenished

plenish

verb
  1. (tr) Scot to fill, stock, or resupply
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Derived Formsplenisher, nounplenishment, noun

Word Origin

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