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Webster's Dictionary 1828

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Enterprise


EN'TERPRISE, noun s as z. That which is undertaken, or attempted to be performed; an attempt; a project attempted; particularly, a bold, arduous or hazardous undertaking, either physical or moral. The attack on Stoney-Point was a bold, but successful enterprise The attempts to evangelize the heathen are noble enterprises.

Their hands cannot perform their enterprise Job 5:12.

EN'TERPRISE, verb transitive To undertake; to begin and attempt to perform.

The business must be enterprised this night.