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Underfong \Un`der*fong"\, v. t. [AS. underfongen, p. p. of underf?n to undertake; under under + f?n to take. See Fang to seize.]

  1. To undertake; to take in hand; to receive. [Obs.]
    --Piers Plowman. Rom. of R.

  2. To insnare; to circumvent. [Obs.]

  3. To sustain; to support; to guard.


vb. (alternative form of underfang English)