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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An obsolete spelling of engine.
  • n. An abbreviation of engineering.
  • A simplified spelling of engine.

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  • As when that divelish yron engin, wrought
    In depest hell, and framd by furies skill,
    With windy nitre and quick sulphur fraught,
    And ramd with bollett rowed, ordaind to kill,
    Conceiveth fyre.

    - Edmund Spenser, 'The Faerie Queen'.

    November 1, 2008