American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. A past tense and a past participle of wrap.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- A simplified spelling of wrapped.
“Cloth, _a piece of thin white cloth Par_oo_'y, by which name wrapt round the waist, or thrown they also call a white over the shoulders_, shirt.”
A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels — Volume 15 Forming A Complete History Of The Origin And Progress Of Navigation, Discovery, And Commerce, By Sea And Land, From The Earliest Ages To The Present Time
““The fatal repeal of the impost is wrapt up in more than common mystery,” Randolph told Madison.”
“When I reached out to touch her she wrapt me in her skirt.”
“The leopards were like a river that flowed upstream -- or more like some enormous serpent, with a thousand heads, glittering as if with greenfire stones, as the staring eyes of the wrapt and concentrated cats went by.”
“One sat quietly in a corner, too wrapt in a crystal recording to realize he was left unattended.”
“We old guise still got lossa self-esteam, Red, but a lawng tyme ago we learned which of our assets are best to display, adn which ones are better kept wrapt up.”
“I doubt if there is any more exalted form of life than that of a great abstract thinker, wrapt in the successful study of problems to which he devotes himself, for an end which is neither unselfish nor selfish in the common sense of those words, but is simply to feed the deepest hunger and to use the greatest gifts of his soul.”
“Undiscovered nommables wrapt in aluminnininimum foyle”
“Beems of sawft whyt lyte wrapt arownd yoo and yor fambly and kidlets.”
“And he went forward with shield alone to examine the countless tracks of the bulls, and they from some unseen lair beneath the earth, where was their strong steading, wrapt in murky smoke, both rushed out together, breathing forth flaming fire.”
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