Earth v. t. [imp. & p. p. Earthed p. pr. & vb. n. Earthing.]
1. To hide, or cause to hide, in the earth; to chase into a burrow or den. “The fox is earthed.”
2. To cover with earth or mold; to inter; to bury; -- sometimes with up.
The miser earths his treasure, and the thief,
Watching the mole, half beggars him ere noon. --Young.
Why this in earthing up a carcass? --R. Blair.
n : fastening electrical equipment to earth [syn: grounding]