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Illaqueate

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To Illáqueate. v.a. [illaqueo, Latin.] To entangle; to entrap; to ensnare.

I am illaquated, but not truly captivated into an assent to your conclusion. More's Divine Dialogues.

Sources: More, Henry (28)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Illaqueate." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: February 16, 2013. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=14885.


  1. Illaqueated is misspelled (without an “e”) in the quote from More (see scan) and this is maintained in the transcription.

  2. Brandi on February 16th, 2013 at 4:08 pm

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