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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of enlace.


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  • His fat fingers are enlaced at his waist, a wedding band wedged in place.

    The Lady Matador’s Hotel

  • She has a decorative basket, enlaced with ribbons, full of condoms of several different brands, in singles or pairs.

    Ferule & Fescue

  • Did it not seem once as if two hands never could unlock, so closely were they enlaced together?

    The Newcomes

  • But when that murmur reached each couple in the lamp-light their voices wavered, and ceased; their arms enlaced, their eyes began seeking, searching, probing the blackness.

    The Man of Property

  • He left the path along the water and stole under the trees, along the deep shadow of little plantations, where the boughs of chestnut trees hung their great leaves low, and there was blacker refuge, shaping his course in circles which had for their object a stealthy inspection of chairs side by side, against tree-trunks, of enlaced lovers, who stirred at his approach.

    The Man of Property

  • All anew, all eternal, all enlinked, enlaced and enamoured, Oh, then did ye LOVE the world, — — Ye eternal ones, ye love it eternally and for all time: and also unto woe do ye say: Hence!

    Thus spake Zarathustra; A book for all and none

  • We covered the enlaced and crossed roots of the thicket from the blood spoor entry to the left, or west end where we could see the car around the corner but we could not see the leopard.

    Hemingway on Hunting

  • Climbing roses, red and pink and cream and white, grew up across the front, enlaced with the railing of the cosy-looking broad front porch, on which the seating consisted of two rocking chairs and an actual glider, a kind of sofa without legs suspended by chains from the porch ceiling.

    Drowned Hopes

  • Made shy, for everyone was now looking at him, he held the fingers of both hands enlaced like one wishing to suppress an internal tension.

    The Name of the Rose

  • As the avenue was deserted for the instant, his arm enlaced her figure, with the obvious and commendable purpose of sustaining her in her walk, and with his lips close to her smiling, rosy ones he contributed a gentle note to the hymeneal chorus that was twittered from the trees.

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Vol. 12, No. 32, November, 1873


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