Definition of ENSCONCE

to establish or place comfortably or snugly <the kids had contentedly ensconced themselves on the couch before the TV> <happily ensconced in her new home>
to put into a hiding place <ensconced the spare house key in a place where no intruder would think to look>
Related Words hoard, squirrel (away), stash; entomb, inter
Antonyms display, exhibit

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