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Indue

Indue

1. To put on, as clothes; to draw on. The baron had indued a pair of jack boots. (Sir W. Scott)

2. To clothe; to invest; hence, to endow; to furnish; to supply with moral or mental qualities. Indu'd with robes of various hue she flies. (Dryden) Indued with intellectual sense and souls. (Shak)

Origin: Indued; Induing

alternative forms: endue] [L. Induere to put on, clothe, fr. OL. Indu (fr. In- in) _ a root seen also in L. Exuere to put off, divest, exuviae the skin of an animal, slough, induviae clothes. Cf. Endue to invest.


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