En*throne" (?), v. t. [Pref. en- + throne: cf. OF. enthroner. Cf. Inthronize.]


To seat on a throne; to exalt to the seat of royalty or of high authority; hence, to invest with sovereign authority or dignity.

Beneath a sculptured arch he sits enthroned. Pope.

It [mercy] is enthroned in the hearts of kings. Shak.

2. Eccl.

To induct, as a bishop, into the powers and privileges of a vacant see.


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