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Encompass, 1) to enclose, surround: “--ed with a winding maze,” Lucr. 1151. “round --ed and set upon,” H6A I, 1, 114. “--ed with thy lustful paramours,” III, 2, 53. H6C II, 1, 15. “--ed with your crown,” II, 2, 3. R3 I, 2, 204. “her wide walks --ed but one man,” Caes. I, 2, 155.
2) to obtain, get possession of, come by: “have I --ed you?” Wiv. II, 2, 159 (cf. Compass).
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