3. To link together; to connect. Howell.
(En*chain"ment) n. [Cf. F. enchaînement.] The act of enchaining, or state of being enchained.
(En*chair") v. t. To seat in a chair. Tennyson.
(En*chan"nel) v. t. To make run in a channel. "Its waters were enchanneled." Sir D. Brewster.
(En*chant") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Enchanted; p. pr. & vb. n. Enchanting.] [F. enchanter, L.
incantare to chant or utter a magic formula over or against one, to bewitch; in in, against + cantare to
sing. See Chant, and cf. Incantation.]
1. To charm by sorcery; to act on by enchantment; to get control of by magical words and rites.
And now about the caldron sing,Shak.
Like elves and fairies in a ring,
Enchanting all that you put in.
He is enchanted, cannot speak.Tennyson.
2. To delight in a high degree; to charm; to enrapture; as, music enchants the ear.
Arcadia was the charmed circle where all his spirits forever should be enchanted.Sir P. Sidney.
Syn. To charm; bewitch; fascinate. Cf. Charm.
(En*chant"ed) a. Under the power of enchantment; possessed or exercised by enchanters; as,
an enchanted castle.
(En*chant"er) n. [Cf. F. enchanteur.] One who enchants; a sorcerer or magician; also, one
who delights as by an enchantment.
Like ghosts from an enchanter fleeing.Shelley. Enchanter's nightshade (Bot.), a genus (Circæa) of low inconspicuous, perennial plants, found in damp,