Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To ensnare or entrap; to entangle; to catch.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To insnare; to entrap; to entangle; to catch.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To insnare; entrap; entangle.

Etymologies

Latin illaqueatus, past participle of illaqueare; prefix il- in + laqueare to insnare, from laqueus, noose, snare. (Wiktionary)

Examples

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  • Thanks Verbophile, now there are 4 words I have to search for in the dictionary, instead of one.

    June 8, 2008

  • To insnare; to entrap; to entangle; to catch

    June 8, 2008