Encurtain

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Encurtain To inclose with curtains.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • encurtain To curtain; inclose with curtains.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Encurtain en-kur′tin to curtain, to veil.
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Usage

In poetry:

When rivulets were loth to creep,
Except unto the pillow moss,
And distant lake, encurtained deep,
Was but a silver thread across
The eyes of sleep:
"Kadisha; Or, The First Jealousy" by Richard Doddridge Blackmore