Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To replenish.
  • transitive v. To furnish; to stock, as a house or farm.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To fill.
  • To furnish; provide (a dwelling) with furniture, etc.; stock (a farm) with cattle, horses, farm implements, etc.

Etymologies

Scots plenish, from the stem of Anglo-Norman plenir, from plein ("full"). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Given the products at issue, "plenish," "vitalizing mist," and "wash" were not sufficiently distinctive in themselves to render the marks dissimilar.

    Rebecca Tushnet's 43(B)log

  • Given the products at issue, “plenish,” “vitalizing mist,” and “wash” were not sufficiently distinctive in themselves to render the marks dissimilar.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • On the outside I am fine but the inside a thing of the past all the memories and all the thoughts jumbled and disappearing fast vast open areas and forgotten dunes sand bars and suction holes all hiding and ready to take a life not knowing the person just ready and vicious waiting for the right time to strike to take a precious soul from beneath their feet only to plenish themselves

    hiosun Diary Entry

  • What is squandered in this manner would be enough to double the production of useful things, or so to plenish our mills and factories with machinery that they would soon flood the shops with all that is now lacking to two-thirds of the nation.

    The Conquest of Bread

  • Your kind and unremitting exertions in our favour will soon plenish the drawing-room.

    Selected English Letters

  • And plenish her with vigour; for sick or wasted women

    Georgian Poetry 1913-15

  • Mucklestane Moor this morning as would plenish the house and stock the Heugh-foot twice ower, and I am certain sure Elshie wadna grudge us the use of it. ''

    The Black Dwarf

  • Far from that, but He will draw eye to eye and lip to lip, so both be pure, saying, 'Be fruitful, and plenish the earth.'

    The Forest Lovers

  • Thus God's ideas "multiply and re - plenish the earth."

    Science and Health, with Key to the Scriptures

  • Since ye are sae kind as to say ye are content to lend me as muckle siller as will stock and plenish the Heugh-foot, I am content, on my part, to accept the courtesy wi 'mony kind thanks; and troth, I think it will be as safe in my hands as yours, if ye leave it flung about in that gate for the first loon body to lift, forbye the risk o' bad neighbours that can win through steekit doors and lockfast places, as I can tell to my cost.

    The Black Dwarf

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