enswathe

verb en·swathe \ in-ˈswät͟h , -ˈswȯt͟h , -ˈswāt͟h , en- \

Definition of enswathe

: to enfold or enclose with or as if with a covering : swathe

Examples of enswathe in a Sentence

  1. swelling buds still enswathed in their furry overcoats

First Known Use of enswathe

1597

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