to settle or lodge in a camp.
- un·en·camped, adjective
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How to use encamp in a sentence
Their servants wanted this ground to encamp on, but, seeing us here, the Lascars have taken them to the other side of the village.Confessions of a Thug | Philip Meadows Taylor
On a march a detachment of cavalry generally encamp in a circle.The Expeditions of Zebulon Montgomery Pike, Volume II (of 3) | Elliott Coues
We agreed, at all hazards, to push on to the pine-ridge which we saw before us, that we might encamp there for the night.In the Wilds of Florida | W.H.G. Kingston
We however replied, that we had brought our own lodges with us, and would encamp near them.
Two hunters were this evening sent forwards to encamp, and hunt early in the morning.
British Dictionary definitions for encamp
to lodge or cause to lodge in a camp
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