enisle

verb
en·​isle | \ in-ˈī(-ə)l How to pronounce enisle (audio) , en- \
enisled; enisling; enisles

Definition of enisle

transitive verb

1 : to place apart : isolate
2 : to make an island of

First Known Use of enisle

1612, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Enisle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/enisle. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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