\ɛnɡɹˈə͡ʊsmənt], \ɛnɡɹˈəʊsmənt], \ɛ_n_ɡ_ɹ_ˈəʊ_s_m_ə_n_t]\
Definitions of ENGROSSMENT
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The appropriation of things in the gross or in exorbitant quantities; exorbitant acquisition; as, "Engrossments of power and favor."-Swift the act of copying out in large fair characters; as, the engrossment of a deed: the copy of an instrument or writing made in large fair characters. Lord Clarendon: the state of being engrossed or occupied, or having one's attention wholly taken up: appropriation; absorption. "In the engrossment of her own ardent and devoted love."-Lord Lytton.
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Marcy, Randolph B.
- (1812-1887), served Mexican War, and brevetted major-general for services during Civil War. From 1869 to 1881 he was inspector-general. published "Exploration of the Red River" in 1852.