from The Century Dictionary.

  • Preterit and past participle of enwind.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of enwind.


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  • Eli undershot this dark system. i oversaw Jaime when ate me Sky! it told present arch, that enwound sadly... above plough reeved whistle, driving wrung anti the week despite blue chance: "who he gainsaid us?"

    26th January '05

  • The mesh which trapped his hands, enwound his feet

    The Choephori

  • The mesh which trapped his hands, enwound his feet

    The Choephori

  • My difficulty with the Black Colonel was still more complicated, for it was as if a hair-rope of many strands, such as the Highlanders made, enwound us.

    The Black Colonel

  • Little by little they lifted up their heads, and tore the meshes of the web of lies wherewith their oppressors had enwound them.

    Mother Earth, Vol. 1 No. 3, May 1906 Monthly Magazine Devoted to Social Science and Literature

  • The wind took the multitudinous sounds, -- the cries of frightened birds, the creaking trees, the snap of breaking boughs, the crash of falling giants, the rush of the rain, the drumming of the hail, -- enwound them with itself, and made the forest like a great shell held close to the ear.

    To Have and to Hold

  • The Professor, as well as his chisel, had prudently brought a small bottle of oil, and eventually was able to make the key turn in the lock, and they found that the box was in two compartments, one entirely filled with gold pieces, and the other containing some smaller heavy object enwound with silk.


  • Below them moved the column, noiseless as might be, enwound with mist.

    The Long Roll

  • "In this middle age," he says, -- _in hoc interim seculo_ -- the two cities with their two citizenships, the earthly and the heavenly, are inextricably enwound and intermingled with each other.

    Latin Literature

  • An awful vision confronted him, -- the Widder Poll, clad not only in the Tycoon rep, but her best palm-leaf shawl, her fitch tippet, and pumpkin hood; her face was still bandaged, and her head-gear had been enwound by a green _barège_ veil.

    Meadow Grass Tales of New England Life


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