En*gaged" (?), a.
Occupied; employed; busy.
Pledged; promised; especially, having the affections pledged; promised in marriage; affianced; betrothed.
Greatly interested; of awakened zeal; earnest.
Involved; esp., involved in a hostile encounter; as, the engaged ships continued the fight.
Engaged column. Arch. Same as Attached column. See under Attach, v. t.
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