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Webster

English Word:

encamp


English Pronunciation:

en•camp


Intransitive Verb:


⇨Etymology

imperfect & past participle Encamped; present participle & verbal noun Encamping.


⇨Definition

To form and occupy a camp; to prepare and settle in temporary habitations, as tents or huts; to halt on a march, pitch tents, or form huts, and remain for the night or for a longer time, as an army or a company traveling. The host of the Philistines encamped in the valley of Rephaim. 1 Chronology xi. 15.



Transitive Verb:


⇨Definition

To form into a camp; to place in a temporary habitation, or quarters. Bid him encamp his soldiers. (Shakespeare)



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Wiktionary

Etymology:

en- +‎ camp


Verb:

encamp (third-person singular simple present encamps, present participle encamping, simple past and past participle encamped) To build and/or inhabit a camp or temporary shelter.


Reference:

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