Definition for EM-PLOY'

EM-PLOY', n.

  1. That which engages the mind, or occupies the time and labor of a person; business; object of study or industry; employment. Present to grasp, and future still to find, / The whole employ of body and of mind. Pope.
  2. Occupation, as art, mystery, trade, profession.
  3. Public office; agency; service for another.

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