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ensheathe

[ en-sheeth ]
/ ɛnˈʃið /
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verb (used with object), en·sheathed, en·sheath·ing.
to enclose in or as in a sheath; sheathe.
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Also en·sheath [en-sheeth], /ɛnˈʃiθ/, insheathe, insheath.

Origin of ensheathe

First recorded in 1585–95; en-1 + sheathe
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