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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: empale(0.01024 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to empale.
English → English (WordNet)
v : pierce with a sharp stake or point; “impale a shrimp on a
skewer” [syn: transfix, impale, spike]
English → English (gcide)
Empale \Em*pale"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Empaled; p. pr. & vb.
n. Empaling.] [OF. empaler to palisade, pierce, F. empaler
to punish by empalement; pref. em- (L. in) + OF. & F. pal a
pale, stake. See Pale a stake, and cf. Impale.] [Written
1. To fence or fortify with stakes; to surround with a line
of stakes for defense; to impale.
All that dwell near enemies empale villages, to save
themselves from surprise. --Sir W.
2. To inclose; to surround. See Impale.
3. To put to death by thrusting a sharpened stake through the
4. (Her.) Same as Impale.
Empale \Em*pale"\, v. t. [Pref. em- (L. in) + pale: cf. OF.
To make pale. [Obs.]
No bloodless malady empales their face. --G. Fletcher.