[en-chan-tris, -chahn-] /ɛnˈtʃæn trɪs, -ˈtʃɑn-/
a woman who practices magic; sorceress.
an irresistibly charming or fascinating woman:
an enchantress who breaks men’s hearts.
late 14c., “witch,” from enchanter + -ess. Meaning “charming woman” is from 1713.
[en-cheys] /ɛnˈtʃeɪs/ verb (used with object), enchased, enchasing. 1. to place (gems) in an ornamental setting. 2. to decorate with inlay, embossing, or engraving. /ɪnˈtʃeɪs/ verb 1. (transitive) a less common word for chase1 (sense 3)
[en-chuh-lah-duh, -lad-uh] /ˌɛn tʃəˈlɑ də, -ˈlæd ə/ noun, Mexican Cookery. 1. a tortilla rolled and filled with a seasoned mixture, usually containing meat, and covered with a sauce flavored with chili. Idioms 2. big / top enchilada, Slang. someone regarded as the most important, influential, or dominant person in an organization: The police are hoping […]
[en-kahy-rid-ee-uh n, -ki-] /ˌɛn kaɪˈrɪd i ən, -kɪ-/ noun, plural enchiridions, enchiridia [en-kahy-rid-ee-uh, -ki-] /ˌɛn kaɪˈrɪd i ə, -kɪ-/ (Show IPA) 1. a handbook; manual. /ˌɛnkaɪˈrɪdɪən/ noun (pl) -ions, -ia (-ɪə) 1. (rare) a handbook or manual n. 1540s, “a handbook,” from Late Latin, from Greek enkheiridion, neuter of enkheiridios “that which is held in […]
enchondral en·chon·dral (ěn-kŏn’drəl) adj. Intracartilaginous.