verb (used with object), en·sconced, en·sconc·ing.
- ense petit placidam sub libertate quietem,
- ensemble acting
Origin of ensconce
Examples from the Web for ensconced
Legendary country radio DJ and songwriter Gerry House has been ensconced in the Nashville scene since 1975.Is Gay Singer Steve Grand Really Country Music’s Frank Ocean?|Hugh Ryan|March 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In short, Myriad isolated the BRCA genes—snipped them out of the longer DNA chain in which they were ensconced.
But that place is outside the Knesset or Congress, pressing in, not ensconced and privileged and from the inside.Religion And State In Ruth Calderon's Knesset Speech|Zachary Braiterman|February 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Does that mean, once ensconced at the Pentagon, he'll not privately counsel Obama with these observations in mind?
He is now ensconced at Christian Dior, where he has already debuted his couture collection.
The Moldavian clerk replied with his usual guttural, and, opening his desk, ensconced his head therein.Lavengro|George Borrow
Here the four of them ensconced themselves, with Guard beside them, and the three looked eagerly at their eldest sister.The Carroll Girls|Mabel Quiller-Couch
Declining, however, every kind of ovation, Barbicane ensconced himself in a room of the Franklin Hotel.
In another five years he would have been ensconced behind an Englishman's strong but most unmanageable barrier of prejudice.Sinister Street, vol. 2|Compton Mackenzie
Pope retreated across Bull Run with the remnant of his army and by morning was ensconced behind the field-works at Centreville.The Civil War Through the Camera|Henry W. (Henry William) Elson