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congeal
used in 1776

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Definition
transition from a liquid to a thicker liquid or solid

or:

the coming together of an idea or something with many parts
  • This sort of storm is so severe that it cannot even be looked against, and by the snow freezing as fast as it falls, baffles all resistance—for the blocks become choked, the tackle encrusted, the ropes and sails quite congealed, and the whole ship before long one cake of ice....
    p. 73.5

There are no more uses of "congeal" in 1776.

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