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Impale

Im`pale´
v. t.1.To pierce with a pale; to put to death by fixing on a sharp stake. See Empale.
[imp. & p. p. Impaled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Impaling.]
Then with what life remains, impaled, and left
To writhe at leisure round the bloody stake.
- Addison.
2.To inclose, as with pales or stakes; to surround.
Impale him with your weapons round about.
- Shak.
3.(Her.) To join, as two coats of arms on one shield, palewise; hence, to join in honorable mention.
Ordered the admission of St. Patrick to the same to be matched and impaled with the blessed Virgin in the honor thereof.
- Fuller.
Verb1.impale - pierce with a sharp stake or point; "impale a shrimp on a skewer"
Synonyms: empale, spike, transfix
2.impale - kill by piercing with a spear or sharp pole; "the enemies were impaled and left to die"
Synonyms: stake
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