circumvest

Circumvest

Cir`cum*vest"\, v. t. [L. circumvestire; circum + vestire to clothe.] To cover round, as with a garment; to invest. [Obs.]

Circumvested with much prejudice. --Sir H. Wotton.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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