compinge

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin compingere.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

compinge (third-person singular simple present compinges, present participle compinging, simple past and past participle compinged)

  1. (obsolete) To compress; to shut up.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for compinge in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


LatinEdit

VerbEdit

compinge

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of compingō