efforce

Efforce

Ef*force\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Efforced; p. pr. & vb. n. Efforcing.] [OF. esforcier (F. s'efforcer to exert one's self), LL. exforciare; L. ex + fortis strong. See Force.] To force; to constrain; to compel to yield. [Obs.] --Spenser.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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