en·​wind in-ˈwīnd How to pronounce enwind (audio)
enwound in-ˈwau̇nd How to pronounce enwind (audio)
; enwinding

transitive verb

: to wind in or about : enfold

Example Sentences

a parcel enwound with red ribbons

Word History

First Known Use

1631, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of enwind was in 1631

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Cite this Entry

“Enwind.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/enwind. Accessed 3 Feb. 2023.

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