En"gi*nous (?), a. [OF. engignos. See Ingenious.]

1.

Pertaining to an engine.

[Obs.]

That one act gives, like an enginous wheel, Motion to all. Decker.

2.

Contrived with care; ingenious.

[Obs.]

The mark of all enginous drifts. B. Jonson.

 

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