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Engross

En`gross´
v. t.1.To make gross, thick, or large; to thicken; to increase in bulk or quantity.
[imp. & p. p. Engrossed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Engrossing.]
Waves . . . engrossed with mud.
- Spenser.
Not sleeping, to engross his idle body.
- Shak.
2.To amass.
To engross up glorious deeds on my behalf.
- Shak.
3.To copy or write in a large hand (en gross, i. e., in large); to write a fair copy of in distinct and legible characters; as, to engross a deed or like instrument on parchment.
4.To seize in the gross; to take the whole of; to occupy the attention completely; to absorb; as, the subject engrossed all his thoughts.
5.To purchase either the whole or large quantities of, for the purpose of enhancing the price and making a profit; hence, to take or assume in undue quantity, proportion, or degree; as, to engross commodities in market; to engross power.
Engrossed bill
(Legislation) one which has been plainly engrossed on parchment, with all its amendments, preparatory to final action on its passage.
Engrossing hand
(Penmanship) a fair, round style of writing suitable for engrossing legal documents, legislative bills, etc.
Verb1.engross - engross (oneself) fully; "He immersed himself into his studies"
2.engross - engage or engross wholly; "Her interest in butterflies absorbs her completely"
Synonyms: engage, occupy, absorb

TO ENGROSS, practice, conveyancing. To copy the rude draught of an instrument in a fair and large hand. See 3 Bouv. Inst. n, 2421, note.

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