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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ENFOLD

"Do you wrap this about you," I urged her, and with my own hands I assisted to enfold her in that mantle.

The magic of old Venice seemed at that moment to enfold her.

A melancholy, intense as had been his former ecstacy, began to enfold his spirit.

I sprang into her arms that opened to enfold me, and hid my face on her breast.

Only one spoke—she whose cloak had been snatched up to enfold the child.

Again he sought to stay her going, holding out his arms to enfold her.

He yearned to enfold all tribes and conditions of men in his encircling arms.

She could embrace it in her love, but hers was too large for its little arms to enfold.

Sir Francis rose and attempted to enfold her in his embrace.

She was weary and spent; a measureless exhaustion seemed to enfold her.

WORD ORIGIN

also infold, early 15c., from en- (1) "make, put in" + fold. Related: Enfolded; enfolding.

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