enswathe

[ en-swoth, -sweyth ]
/ ɛnˈswɒð, -sweɪð /

verb (used with object), en·swathed, en·swath·ing.

to swathe.

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Origin of enswathe

First recorded in 1590–1600; en-1 + swathe1

OTHER WORDS FROM enswathe

en·swathe·ment, noun

Words nearby enswathe

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British Dictionary definitions for enswathe

enswathe
/ (ɪnˈsweɪð) /

verb

(tr) to bind or wrap; swathe

Derived forms of enswathe

enswathement, noun
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