from The Century Dictionary.

  • In law, same as enceinte (which see).


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  • Mr. Byron died a young man, and left his lady ensient; but grief for losing him, occasioned first her miscarriage, and then her death; and the estate followed the name.

    Sir Charles Grandison

  • I also give to the Child my Daughter Harri son now is ensient with Hannahs boy Aa ron or in case of the death of such Child to be born then to the next Child Son or

    Robert Carter Diary, 1726


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