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entoil

[en-toil] /ɛnˈtɔɪl/
verb (used with object)
1.
to take in toils; ensnare; enmesh.
Origin
1575-1585
1575-85; en-1 + toil2
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British Dictionary definitions for entoil

entoil

/ɪnˈtɔɪl/
verb
1.
(transitive) an archaic word for ensnare
Derived Forms
entoilment, noun
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