En*dear" (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Endeared (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Endearing.]

1.

To make dear or beloved.

"To be endeared to a king."

Shak.

2.

To raise the price or cost of; to make costly or expensive.

[R.]

King James I. (1618).

 

© Webster 1913.

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