From Latin circumpōno (“I put round”)
circumpose (third-person singular simple present circumposes, present participle circumposing, simple past and past participle circumposed)
- (obsolete) To put round; to place around; to place or arrange circularly.
- 1662 Thomas Salusbury, Galileo's Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems (Dialogue 2):
- The circumposed air is moved with the Earth.
- (obsolete) To place within an encircling space; to pot (a plant).
- 1693 John Evelyn, De la Quintinie's Compleat Gard'ner 2.152:
- To Circumpose Trees by planting them in Baskets, Pots, and Boxes, or Cases.