enfold


en·fold

verb \in-ˈfōld, en-\

: to cover (someone or something) completely

: to hold (someone or something) in your arms

Full Definition of ENFOLD

transitive verb
1
a :  to cover with or as if with folds :  envelop
b :  to surround with a covering :  contain
2
:  to clasp within the arms :  embrace

Examples of ENFOLD

  1. The dish is made of vegetables enfolded in a pastry crust.
  2. We watched as darkness enfolded the city.

First Known Use of ENFOLD

1566

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