The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Fulfill \Ful*fill"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Fulfilled; p. pr. &
vb. n. Fulfilling.] [OE. fulfillen, fulfullen, AS.
fulfyllan; ful full + fyllan to fill. See Full, a., and
Fill, v. t.] [Written also fulfil.]
1. To fill up; to make full or complete. [Obs.] "Fulfill her
week" --Gen. xxix. 27.
Suffer thou that the children be fulfilled first,
for it is not good to take the bread of children and
give to hounds. --Wyclif (Mark
2. To accomplish or carry into effect, as an intention,
promise, or prophecy, a desire, prayer, or requirement,
etc.; to complete by performance; to answer the
requisitions of; to bring to pass, as a purpose or design;
He will, fulfill the desire of them fear him. --Ps.
Here Nature seems fulfilled in all her ends.
Servants must their masters' minds fulfill. --Shak.