Definitions

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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of enchant.

Etymologies

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enchant +‎ -eth

Examples

  • Al – Shamardal, saying, This ring will win thee thy wish, for it enchanteth and hath a servant, by name

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • All thou sawest of horses and mules and asses were once sons of Adam like thee and me; they were also strangers, for whoever entereth this city, being a young man like thyself this miscreant witch taketh him and hometh him for forty days, after which she enchanteth him, and he becometh a mule or a horse or an ass, of those animals thou sawest on the sea-shore. —

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Take heed, therefore, of listening to the charms wherewith sin enchanteth the soul.

    The Riches of Bunyan

  • Al-Shamardal, saying, "This ring will win thee thy wish, for it enchanteth and hath a servant, by name Al-Ra'ad al-Kásif; so whatever thou hast a mind to of the wants of this world, rub this ring and its servant will appear and do all thou biddest him."

    Arabian nights. English

  • For, if one judge of it truly, it is no better than a sorcery that enchanteth the spirits of young men, that bear great minds with a false show, _species_ _falsa_; and a kind of satanical illusion and apparition of honor against religion, against law, against moral virtue, and against the precedents and examples of the best times and valiantest nations; as I shall tell you by and by, when I shall show you that the law of England is not alone in this point.

    The World's Best Orations, Vol. 1 (of 10)

  • "Magic Kohl enchanteth the glances so bright of her: * We pluck roses in posies from cheeks rosy bright of her:

    Arabian nights. English

  • All thou sawest of horses and mules and asses were once sons of Adam like thee and me; they were also strangers, for whoever entereth this city, being a young man like thyself this miscreant witch taketh him and hometh him for forty days, after which she enchanteth him, and he becometh a mule or a horse or an ass, of those animals thou sawest on the sea-shore. "

    Arabian nights. English

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