imperfect & past participle Encamped; present participle & verbal noun Encamping.
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.
To form into a camp; to place in a temporary habitation, or quarters. Bid him encamp his soldiers. (Shakespeare)
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en- + camp
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.
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