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Enseam

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To Enseam. v.a. [from seam.] To sow up; to inclose by a seam or juncture of needlework.

A name engraved in the revestiary of the temple, watched by two brazen dogs, one stole away, and enseamed it in his thigh. Camden's Remains.

Sources: Camden, William (28)

Attributes: Verb Active (289)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Enseam." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: August 11, 2014. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=21770.


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