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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