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enswathe Line breaks: en|swathe
Pronunciation: /ɪnˈsweɪð/
/ɛnˈsweɪð/

Definition of enswathe in English:

verb

[with object] literary
Envelop or wrap in a garment or piece of fabric: then did they bathe thee in a fresh, pure stream and enswathed thy limbs in a white robe
More example sentences
  • At times, the piano becomes so enswathed in its own gossamer-thin feedback that it seems to disappear like a receding, fog-bound figure.

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