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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR WRAP UP

When Marcus came home he told her to wrap up as warmly as possible.

A hammock is a good bed, and in winter I wrap up in this skin.

So he began to wrap up the coins in his turban and carry them away.

Oh, don't some things make you want to pull the sky down an' wrap up in it!

The cold was intense, and obliged me to wrap up closely in an overcoat.

What use to put it back, to wrap up that which must be colder soon!

To go forth into the blizzard meant she must wrap up warmly.

Very well; wrap up some crackers and cheese while I write a letter.

Why do not books on the camera tell one not to wrap up plates in newspaper?

I'll wrap up the message to Marianne exactly to that effect.

WORD ORIGIN

early 14c., wrappen, of uncertain etymology, perhaps via Scandinavian (cf. Danish dialectal vravle "to wind"), ultimately from PIE *werp- "to turn, wind" (cf. Greek rhaptein "to sew"), from root *wer- (3) "to turn, bend" (see versus). Related: Wrapped; wrapping.

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