2. The internal parts; as, the entrails of the earth.
That treasure . . . hid the dark entrails of America.Locke.
(En*train") v. t. [F. entrainer.] To draw along as a current does; as, water entrained by steam.
(En*train"), v. t. [Pref. en- + train.] To put aboard a railway train; as, to entrain a regiment.
(En*train"), v. i. To go aboard a railway train; as, the troops entrained at the station. [Recent,
(En*tram"mel) v. t. [See Trammel.] To trammel; to entangle. Bp. Hacket.
(En"trance) n. [OF. entrance, fr. OF. & F. entrant, p. pr. of entrer to enter. See Enter.]
1. The act of entering or going into; ingress; as, the entrance of a person into a house or an apartment; hence,
the act of taking possession, as of property, or of office; as, the entrance of an heir upon his inheritance,
or of a magistrate into office.
2. Liberty, power, or permission to enter; as, to give entrance to friends. Shak.
3. The passage, door, or gate, for entering.
Show us, we pray thee, the entrance into the city.Judg. i. 24.
4. The entering upon; the beginning, or that with which the beginning is made; the commencement; initiation; as,
a difficult entrance into business. "Beware of entrance to a quarrel." Shak.
St. Augustine, in the entrance of one of his discourses, makes a kind of apology.Hakewill.
5. The causing to be entered upon a register, as a ship or goods, at a customhouse; an entering; as, his
entrance of the arrival was made the same day.
6. (Naut.) (a) The angle which the bow of a vessel makes with the water at the water line. Ham.
Nav. Encyc. (b) The bow, or entire wedgelike forepart of a vessel, below the water line. Totten.
(En*trance") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Entranced ; p. pr. & vb. n. Entrancing ] [Pref. en- + trance.]
1. To put into a trance; to make insensible to present objects.
Him, still entranced and in a litter laid,Dryden.
They bore from field and to the bed conveyed.
2. To put into an ecstasy; to ravish with delight or wonder; to enrapture; to charm.
And I so ravished with her heavenly note,Dryden.
I stood entranced, and had no room for thought.
(En*trance"ment) n. The act of entrancing, or the state of trance or ecstasy. Otway.
(En"trant) n. [See Entrance, n.]
1. One who enters; a beginner. "The entrant upon life." Bp. Terrot.
2. An applicant for admission. Stormonth.