infold

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Infold \In*fold"\ ([i^]n*f[=o]ld"), verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Infolded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Infolding}.] [Pref. in- in + fold.] [Written also {enfold}.]

1. To wrap up or cover with folds; to envelop; to inwrap; to inclose; to involve.

Gilded tombs do worms infold. --Shak.

Infold his limbs in bands. --Blackmore.

2. To clasp with the arms; to embrace.

Noble Banquo, . . . let me infold thee, And hold thee to my heart. --Shak.


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