Earth

Earth
Earth Earth, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Earthed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Earthing}.] 1. To hide, or cause to hide, in the earth; to chase into a burrow or den. ``The fox is earthed.'' --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

2. To cover with earth or mold; to inter; to bury; -- sometimes with up. [1913 Webster]

The miser earths his treasure, and the thief, Watching the mole, half beggars him ere noon. --Young. [1913 Webster]

Why this in earthing up a carcass? --R. Blair. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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