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ENCAMP', verb intransitive [from camp.] To pitch tents or form huts, as an army; to halt on a march, spread tents and remain for a night or for a longer time, as an army or company.

They encamped in Etham. Exodus 13:20.

The Levites shall encamp about the tabernacle. Numbers 1:50.

1. To pitch tents for the purpose of a siege; to besiege.

ENCAMP against the city and take it. 2 Samuel 12:28.

ENCAMP', verb transitive To form into a camp; to place a marching army or company in a temporary habitation or quarters.