Definition of Enfire

1. v. t. To set on fire.

Definition of Enfire

1. Verb. (obsolete transitive) To set on fire. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Enfire

1. to inflame [v ENFIRED, ENFIRING, ENFIRES] - See also: inflame

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Enfire

enfettering
enfetters
enfever
enfevered
enfevering
enfevers
enfierce
enfierced
enfierces
enfilade
enfilade fire
enfiladed
enfilades
enfilading
enfiled
enfire (current term)
enfired
enfires
enfiring
enfix
enfixed
enfixes
enfixing
enflame
enflamed
enflames
enflaming
enflesh
enfleshed
enfleshes

Literary usage of Enfire

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1. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon, Henry Hart Milman, William Smith (1862)
"... and, although the enfire sum did not amount to seven hundred florins, a long arrear was repeatedly incurred by the indigence or policy of the Roman ..."

2. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1856)
"... representing the Prince Regent with a cup in one hand inscribed “ Peterloo enfire ;“ and in the other a scroll, “ Thanks to the Butchers of M—. ..."

3. Minor Poets of the Caroline Period by George Saintsbury (1905)
"... 20 Thy flames enfire the bushy heart, yet leave't unsinged. 13 when] This is not in orig., but there is a space before 'enlivened' (not ..."

4. Report of the Secretary for Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1872)
"enfire districts of that country are depopulated, and tire distress in the cities is terrible." The immediate causes are thus assigned by the Allgemeine ..."

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