One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Genius, ingenuity; inborn talent, intelligence, or wit.
Early 16th century; earliest use found in Gavin Douglas (c1476–1522), poet and bishop of Dunkeld. Variant of engine, now distinguished in pronunciation (with stress on the second syllable) in the senses below.
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