enwrapt

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enwrapt

  1. simple past tense and past participle of enwrap; archaic spelling of enwrapped.
    • 1624, “The Tragedy of Nero”, in Old English Plays, Vol. I[1]:
      O could I live to see the generall end, / Behold the world enwrapt in funerall flame, / When as the Sunne shall lend his beames to burne What he before brought forth, []
    • 1883, Omar Khayyám, trans. Edward Henry Whinfield, Quatrains of Omar Khayyám, No. 72, page 50:
      Down fall the tears from skies enwrapt in gloom, / Without this drink, the flowers could never bloom! / As now these flowerets yield delight to me, / So shall my dust yield flowers—God knows for whom.