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Meaning of ENSCONCE

Pronunciation:  en'skâns

WordNet Dictionary
[v]  fix firmly; "He ensconced himself in the chair"

ENSCONCE is a 8 letter word that starts with E.


 Synonyms: settle
 See Also: lay, place, pose, position, put, set



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\En*sconce"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Ensconced}; imp. &
p. p. {Ensconcing}.]
To cover or shelter, as with a sconce or fort; to place or
hide securely; to conceal.

      She shall not see me: I will ensconce me behind the
      arras.                                   --Shak.

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