encharge

transitive verb en·charge \ə̇n, en+\

Definition of encharge

  1. 1 archaic :  to give into the charge of a person encharging him the custody and defense thereof — Robert Barret

  2. 2 :  to give a responsibility, duty, or task to :  entrust —usually used with with found himself encharged with the bringing up of a young nobleman — R. H. Quick

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Origin and Etymology of encharge

Middle English enchargen, from Middle French enchargier, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin incarricare, from Latin in + Late Latin carricare to charge, load — more at in, charge


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