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Enthrone

Enthrone
1. 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. To induct, as a bishop, into the powers and privileges of a vacant see.
Origin: Pref. En- – throne: cf. OF. Enthroner. Cf. Inthronize.


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