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en- +‎ ridge


enridge (third-person singular simple present enridges, present participle enridging, simple past and past participle enridged)

  1. (transitive) To form ridges on.
    • c. 1605, William Shakespeare, King Lear, Act IV, Scene 6,[1]
      As I stood here below, methought his eyes
      Were two full moons; he had a thousand noses,
      Horns whelk’d and wav’d like the enridged sea.
      It was some fiend. [Note. The First Folio text of King Lear reads enraged rather than enridged here.]
    • 1868, Henry Mills Alden, Harper's New Monthly Magazine - Volume 36, page 5:
      New frenzy rages through his swelling veins; His blood-shot eyes roll in fierce agony; And cruel welts enridge his furrowed sides; Foaming with bloody sweat, and with gay ribbons Mocked.
    • 1893, Francis Thompson, “To My Godchild, Francis M. W. M.” in Poems, London: Elkin Mathews & John Lane, p. 74,[2]
      Pass where beneath their rangèd gonfalons
      The starry cohorts shake their shielded suns,
      The dreadful mass of their enridgèd spears;
    • 1994, Arnold Klein, Monica, →ISBN, page 47:
      A perfect curve of shin from bated knees to toes; More perfect still the muscles that enridge the thigh, The subtle skeins of blue that ward each folded eye, And open lips fatigued — at once her fears are fled;
    • 2005, M Snoeren, Analysis of varying sampling frequency in controller algorithms (Master of Science Thesis, Eindhoven University of Technology):
      Different approaches are possible in order to enridge the embedded control system, for example adapting the sampling frequency online, feedback scheduling, stability analysis of the complex loops of the disturbances and event driven control.


  • enridge at OneLook Dictionary Search
  • enridge in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911