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educated at Sidney college, Cambridge; and, afterwards travelling into foreign countries, received the degree of M. D. at Padua. After his return he obtained great practice, was made prefident of the college of phyficians in Iondon, and was at laft knighted by Charles II. He was extremely intimate with Dr Harvey; whom he learnedly defended in a piece intitled, Apologia pro Circulatione Sanguinis, contra Emilium Parifanum. He also published, Animadverfiones in Malachia Thruftoni; and fome observations in the Philofophical Tranfactions. Glanvilles peaking of his Plus Ultra of the modern improvements in anatomy, numbers Sir George Ent, Dr Gliffon, and Dr Wallis, with the moft celebrated difcoverers in that science. The two former were among the first members of the Royal Society. Sir George Ent died in October 1689.
* ENTABLATURE. Įn. f. [from table.] The *ENTABLEMENT. architrave, frife, and cornice of a pillar; being in effect the extremity of the flooring, which is either fupported by pil. lars, or by a wall, if there be no columns. Harris. ENTABLER, in the manege, the fault of a horfe, whofe croupe goes before bis fhoulders in working upon volts; which may be prevented by taking hold of the right rein, keeping your right leg near, and removing your left leg as far from the horse's fhoulders as poffible. This is always accompanied with another fault called aculer. See ACULER.
( 1.) * ENTAIL. n. f. [ feudeum talliatum, from the French entaille, cut, from tailler, to cut.] The eftate entailed or fettled, with regard to the rule of its defcent. 2. The rule of defcent fettled for any estate. 3. Engraver's work; inlay. Obfolete.
Well, it appeared to have been of old A work of rich entail, and curious mold, Woven with anticks and wild imagery.
Fairy Queen. (2.) ENTAIL, in law, fignifies fee tail, or fee en tailed; that is, abridged, curtailed, or limited, to certain conditions. See FEE, and TAIL.
*To ENTAIL. v. a. [tailler, to cut; entailler, French] 1. To fettle the defcent of any eftate, VOL. IX. PART 1.
I here entail
The crown to thee and to thine heirs for ever.
Shakesp 2. To fix unalienably upon any perfon or thing.None ever had a privilege of infallibility entailed to all he faid. Digby-The intemperate and unjul tranfmit their bodily infirmities and difeafes to their children, and entail a secret curfe upon their eftates. Tillotson. 3. To cut. Obfolete. In the following paflage it is neuter.
The mortal fteel difpiteously entail'd Deep in their flefh, quite through the iron walls, That a large purple stream adown their gim. beaux falls. Fairy Queen. *To ENTAME. v. a. [from tame.] To tame; to fubjugate; to fubdue.
'Tis not your inky brows, your black filk hair, Your bugle eyeballs, and your cheek of cream, That can entame my spirits to your worst.
To ENTANGLE. v. a. [A word of uncertain etymology] 1. To inwarp or enfhare with fomething not eafily extricable, as a net; or fomething adhefive, as briars. 2. To lofe in multiplied involutions: as in a labyrinth. 3. To twift, or confuse in fuch a manner as that a feparation cannot eafily be made; to make an entangled note. 4. To involve in difficulties; to embarrafs; to perplex.-He knew not how to wrestle with defperate contingencies, and fo abhorred to be entargled in fuch. Clarendon. 5. To puzzle; to be wilder.-The duke, being queftioned, neither held filence as he might, nor conftantly denied it, but entangled himself in his doubtful tale. Hayward. I fuppofe a great part of the difficulties that perplex mens thoughts, and entangle their unde: ftandings, would be easily refolved. Locke. 6. To enfnare by captious questions or artful talk.—The Pharifees took council how they might entangle him in his talk. Matt. xxii. 15. 7. To diftract with variety of cares.-No man that warreth e... tangleth himself with the affairs of this life. 2 Ti.. ii. 4. 8. To multiply the intricacies or difficul ties of a work.
* ENTANGLEMENT. n.. [from entangle 1. Involution of any thing intricate or adbediy A