En*camp" (?), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Encamped (?; 215); p. pr. & vb. n. Encamping.]

To form and occupy a camp; to prepare and settle in temporary habitations, as tents or huts; to halt on a march, pitch tents, or form huts, and remain for the night or for a longer time, as an army or a company traveling.

The host of the Philistines encamped in the valley of Rephaim. 1 Chron. xi. 15.


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En*camp", v. t.

To form into a camp; to place in a temporary habitation, or quarters.

Bid him encamp his soldiers. Shak.


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