1.Variant of Engine.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Now kythe thyn engyn and might [Now make known your skill and power]!
By 1200 or so, Jofre de Foixa can evoke the laymen in the public for songs and praise their `subtle and clear understanding' (engyn), using the traditional language of praise for clerics, `the lettered men with a more fertile vein of understanding' (ingenii).(22) Those who could bring the required natural acumen to an encounter with troubadour verse could hope to sharpen their wits further in the process.