accinge

transitive verb ac·cinge \akˈsinj\

Definition of accinge

-ed/-ing/-s

archaic

  1. :  to brace (oneself) up may accinge ourselves for a supreme effort — A. T. Quiller-Couch

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Origin and Etymology of accinge

Latin accingere, from ad- + cingere to gird — more at cincture


First Known Use: 1657


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