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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Enroll  \En*roll"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Enrolled};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Enrolling}.]  [Pref.  en-  +  roll:  cf  F.  enr[^o]ler;  pref. 
  en-  (L.  in)  +  r[^o]le  roll  or  register.  See  {Roll},  n.] 
  [Written  also  {enrol}.] 
  1.  To  insert  in  a  roil;  to  register  or  enter  in  a  list  or 
  catalogue  or  on  rolls  of  court;  hence  to  record;  to 
  insert  in  records;  to  leave  in  writing;  as  to  enroll  men 
  for  service;  to  enroll  a  decree  or  a  law;  also 
  reflexively,  to  enlist. 
 
  An  unwritten  law  of  common  right  so  engraven  in  the 
  hearts  of  our  ancestors,  and  by  them  so  constantly 
  enjoyed  and  claimed,  as  that  it  needed  not 
  enrolling.  --Milton. 
 
  All  the  citizen  capable  of  bearing  arms  enrolled 
  themselves.  --Prescott. 
 
  2.  To  envelop;  to  inwrap;  to  involve.  [Obs.]  --Spenser. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  enroll 
  v  :  register  formally;  as  a  participant  or  member  [syn:  {inscribe}, 
  {enter},  {enrol},  {recruit}] 




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