Un`der*fong" (?), v. t. [AS. underfongen, p. p. of underfn to undertake; under under + fn to take. See Fang to seize.]

1.

To undertake; to take in hand; to receive.

[Obs.]

Piers Plowman. Rom. of R.

2.

To insnare; to circumvent.

[Obs.]

Spenser.

3.

To sustain; to support; to guard.

Nash.

 

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