enwreathe

verb
en·​wreathe | \ in-ˈrēt͟h How to pronounce enwreathe (audio) , en- \
enwreathed; enwreathing; enwreathes

Definition of enwreathe

transitive verb

: to encircle with or as if with a wreath : envelop

First Known Use of enwreathe

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Enwreathe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/enwreathe. Accessed 31 May. 2020.

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