enfermer etymology

French word enfermer comes from French enrager, French fermer (To close. To shut.)

Detailed word origin of enfermer

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
enrager French (fra) (obsolete) to have rabies. To enrage, anger, infuriate. To inflame, arouse.
fermer French (fra) To close. To shut.
enfermer French (fra) (literary) to enclose, contain. To imprison, entrap. To lock up, lock in, lock away.

Words with the same origin as enfermer

Descendants of fermer
fermoir