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encamp

[ en-kamp ]
/ ɛnˈkæmp /
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Definition of encamp

verb (used without object)
to settle or lodge in a camp.
verb (used with object)
to make into a camp.
to lodge or place in a camp.
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Origin of encamp

First recorded in 1540–50; en-1 + camp1

OTHER WORDS FROM encamp

un·en·camped, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for encamp

encamp
/ (ɪnˈkæmp) /

verb
to lodge or cause to lodge in a camp
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