Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. Archaic To ensnare; entrap.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To capture with toils or nets; to ensnare.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To take with toils or bring into toils; to insnare.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To take with or as with toils; insnare; entangle.

Etymologies

en- +‎ toil (Wiktionary)

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