en·​search | \ ə̇n, en+ \

Definition of ensearch

intransitive verb

archaic : to make search

transitive verb

1 archaic : to examine (as a place or document) attentively : search, scrutinize
2 obsolete : to search for : seek out

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History and Etymology for ensearch

Middle English enserchen, from Middle French encercher, from Old French encerchier, from en- en- entry 1 + cerchier to search

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“Ensearch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ensearch. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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