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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of engarrison.

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Examples

  • In 446 she received a house from her father in return for unspecified goods worth fifty shekels which she had provided him when he was engarrisoned (TAD B2. 7).

    Elephantine.

  • When the giant had thus engarrisoned himself in the town of Mansoul, and had put down and set up whom he thought good, he betakes himself to defacing.

    The Holy War

  • Every man has corrupt, sinful habits that have overspread, and, as it were, engarrisoned themselves in the most in ward parts of his soul; habits deeply fixed, and not easily dispossessed.

    Sermons Preached Upon Several Occasions. Vol. V.

  • In this case we encounter sin in the body, like a besieged enemy; and such an one, when he has once engarrisoned himself in a strong hold, will endure a storm, and repel assaults: you must cut off his supplies of provision, and never think to win the fort, till hunger breaks through the walls, and starves him into a surrender.

    Sermons Preached Upon Several Occasions. Vol. VI.

  • When the giant had thus engarrisoned himself in the town of

    The Holy war, made by King Shaddai upon Diabolus, for the regaining of the metropolis of the world; or, the losing and taking again of the town of Mansoul

  • When the giant had thus engarrisoned himself in the town of Mansoul, and had put down and set up whom he thought good; he betakes himself to defacing.

    Works of John Bunyan — Volume 03

  • He had taken Mansoul, he had engarrisoned himself therein; he had put down the old officers, and had set up new ones; he had defaced the image of Shaddai, and had set up his own; he had spoiled the old law books, and had promoted his own vain lies; he had made him new magistrates, and set up new aldermen; he had builded him new holds, and had manned them for himself: and all this he did to make himself secure, in case the good Shaddai, or his Son, should come to make an incursion upon him.

    The Holy War

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