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 En’nius.Enscon’ce (2 syl.). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Enough. (Anglo-Saxon, genoh or genog.)
 
Enough! Stop now, you have said all that is needful.   1
   Enough is as good as a feast.   2
   Latin: “Illud satius est, quod satis est.”   3
   French: “On est assez riche, quand on a le nécessaire.”   4
   At one time Enow was used for numbers reckoned by tale, as: There are chairs enow, nails enow, men enow, etc.; but now enough does duty for both words, and enow is archaic.   5
 


 En’nius.Enscon’ce (2 syl.). 

 
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