endue

[en-doo, -dyoo]
verb (used with object), endued, enduing.
1.
to invest or endow with some gift, quality, or faculty.
2.
to put on; assume: Hamlet endued the character of a madman.
3.
to clothe.
Also, indue.


Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English endewen to induct, initiate < Anglo-French, Old French enduire < Latin indūcere to lead in, cover, induce

unendued, adjective
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endue or indue (ɪnˈdjuː)
 
vb , -dues, -duing, -dued
1.  (usually foll by with) to invest or provide, as with some quality or trait
2.  rare (foll by with) to clothe or dress (in)
 
[C15: from Old French enduire, from Latin indūcere, from dūcere to lead]
 
indue or indue
 
vb
 
[C15: from Old French enduire, from Latin indūcere, from dūcere to lead]

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endue
c.1400, from O.Fr. enduire, from L. inducere "to lead" (see induce). Related: Endued.
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Tho power is supplied by a forty horse power steam endue which is sufficient to run a plant of twice the size.
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