En*chant" (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Enchanted; p. pr. & vb. n. Enchanting.] [F. enchanter, L. incantare to chant or utter a magic formula over or against one, to bewitch; in in, against + cantare to sing. See Chant, and cf. Incantation.]
To charm by sorcery; to act on by enchantment; to get control of by magical words and rites.
And now about the caldron sing,
Like elves and fairies in a ring,
Enchanting all that you put in.
He is enchanted, cannot speak.
To delight in a high degree; to charm; to enrapture; as, music enchants the ear.
Arcadia was the charmed circle where all his spirits forever should be enchanted.
Sir P. Sidney.
Syn. -- To charm; bewitch; fascinate. Cf. Charm.
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