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English Dictionary: enrolling by the DICT Development Group
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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[93]ler; pref.
      en- (L. in) + r[93]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.
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