Entry date

  • Quotation evidence from 1647 (first cited in Michael Hudson).
  • OED includes about 5600 entries first evidenced in the decade 1640—1649 (words such as attack, phase, split).

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  • energy
  • -ate

Entry size

  • 1 sense (1 main sense, 0 subentry senses).
  • 2 quotations.

Timeline of sense development

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