verb (used with object) Chiefly Scot.
- to fill up; stock; furnish.
Origin of plenish
1425–75; late Middle English plenyssRelated formsplen·ish·er, nounplen·ish·ment, nounun·plen·ished, adjective
< Middle French pleniss-,
long stem of plenir
to fill, ultimately < Latin plēnus
full. See plenum
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Examples from the Web for plenished
Historical Examples of plenished
The yule-log was blazing on the hearth, and their cups were bright and plenished.
Some were regular type-cases, plenished with glittering new fonts all distributed.
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.
British Dictionary definitions for plenished
Derived Formsplenisher, nounplenishment, noun
- (tr) Scot to fill, stock, or resupply
Word Origin for plenish
C15: from Old French pleniss-, from plenir, from Latin plēnus full
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