American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To pour around; spread about; suffuse.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To pour round; to spread round.
- v. spread something around something
- Latin circumfundere, circumfūs- : circum-, circum- + fundere, to pour; see gheu- in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“As to the last, she did not think Frank had money enough yet to "circumfuse," she said, in that way.”
“I almost think I could love him, whoever it be, on whom thou wouldst shed the rays that circumfuse thyself.”
“Farmers, he added, are also advised to circumfuse their farms with plastic sheets, a method known as total rat barrier system, one month before the regular planting.”
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