Ef*force (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Efforced (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Efforcing (?).] [OF. esforcier (F. s'efforcer to exert one's self), LL. exforciare; L. ex + fortis strong. See Force.]

To force; to constrain; to compel to yield.

[Obs.]

Spenser.

 

© Webster 1913.

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