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enwreathe

[ en-reeth ]
/ ɛnˈrið /
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verb (used with object), en·wreathed, en·wreath·ing.

to surround or encircle with or as with a wreath.

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Origin of enwreathe

First recorded in 1610–20; en-1 + wreathe
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Example sentences from the Web for enwreathe

  • Soon as the noise of banquet ceased and the board was cleared, they set down great bowls and enwreathe the wine.

  • My smoky little candle had long since begun to gutter and sputter and enwreathe itself in a winding sheet.

    Memoirs of a Midget|Walter de la Mare
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