Part of speech: verb

To settle and lodge in a camp; form a camp.

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Usage examples "encamp":

  1. We should have to encamp for the night, and continue our voyage up the river next morning. - "Afar in the Forest", W.H.G. Kingston.
  2. Let us encamp here; one never knows what may be picked up among the Mentu, and the superintendent said we were to encamp outside the oasis. - "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
  3. They were compelled, therefore, to re- enter the sheltering woods and encamp. - "The Big Otter", R.M. Ballantyne.