Endowment

En*dow"ment

(?), n. 1. The act of bestowing a dower, fund, or permanent provision for support.
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2. That which is bestowed or settled on a person or an institution; property, fund, or revenue permanently appropriated to any object; as, the endowment of a church, a hospital, or a college.
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3. That which is given or bestowed upon the person or mind; gift of nature; accomplishment; natural capacity; talents; -- usually in the plural.
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His early endowments had fitted him for the work he was to do.
I. Taylor.
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En`do*zo"a

(n`d*z"), n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. 'e`ndon within + zw^,on an animal.] (Zol.) See Entozoa.
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