Definition of Enswathe

1. v. t. To swathe; to envelop, as in swaddling clothes.



Definition of Enswathe

1. Verb. To swathe; to envelop, as in swaddling clothes. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Enswathe

1. to swathe [v -SWATHED, -SWATHING, -SWATHES] - See also: swathe

Lexicographical Neighbors of Enswathe

ensue
ensued
ensues
ensuing
ensuingly
ensuite
ensuites
ensurance
ensurances
ensure
ensured
ensurer
ensurers
ensures
ensuring
enswathe (current term)
enswathed
enswathement
enswathements
enswathes
enswathing
ensweep
ensweeping
ensweeps
ensweeten
ensweetened
ensweetening
ensweetens
enswell
enswells

Literary usage of Enswathe

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Cyclopaedia of Biblical, Theological, and Ecclesiastical Literature by John McClintock, James Strong, Roul Tunley (1883)
"We would ask those who maintain this theory a simple question : Is the so-called germ or " enswathe- ment" which is supposed to survive, escape, ..."

2. The Popular Science Monthly (1890)
"... of their struggles, until the proprietor can enswathe them. Moreover, the orb-web must be able to sustain the weight of evening dews. ..."

3. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"spec, crawling, full, alive. swathe, vt bind, enswathe, swaddle, bandage (chiefly spec.), cocoon (fig.); spec. clothe. sway, vt 1. swing; spec, roll, rock, ..."

4. Author's & Printer's Dictionary: A Guide for Authors by Frederick Howard Collins (1912)
"-i1 stall, use install*. ensuing*, not -eing. en suite* (Fr.), to match. ensure*, to make safe (see also assurance, insurance). enswathe*, ..."

5. Romance, Vision & Satire: English Alliterative Poems of the Fourteenth Century by Jessie Laidlay Weston (1912)
"... Then twined the token twice, and drew it round him tight, Well did that silken cord enswathe the goodly knight; The girdle of green silk, in sooth, ..."

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