transitive verb
ac·​cinge | \ akˈsinj \

Definition of accinge

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

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First Known Use of accinge

1657, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for accinge

Latin accingere, from ad- + cingere to gird

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“Accinge.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 May. 2021.

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