Encircle

En*cir"cle

(?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Encircled (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Encircling (?).] [Pref. en- + circle: cf. OF. encercler.] To form a circle about; to inclose within a circle or ring; to surround; as, to encircle one in the arms; the army encircled the city.
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Her brows encircled with his serpent rod.
Parnell.

Syn. -- To encompass; surround; environ; inclose.
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