They wrapped me in a robe and I went back to the living room.
Inside the bag, a second body was naked, wrapped in a towel, and almost decapitated.
It wrapped around her like a sausage casing, barely leaving room to breathe.
“I wrapped my son with one hand while driving a stick,” Gloria scoffs.
Some of the women had wrapped themselves in traditionally male religious garments like tallit and tefillin, and others had not.
But they quieted down, after that, and soon the entire camp was wrapped in slumber.
He pulled a quilt from under Slim and wrapped it about his own shoulders.
But she was not wrapped up in other people's lives as Frances was wrapped up.
At last he came to where, wrapped in their shrouds, a field of the Dead lay.
So we started for the little town which seemed to be wrapped in sleep.
early 14c., wrappen, of uncertain etymology, perhaps via Scandinavian (cf. Danish dialectal vravle "to wind"), ultimately from PIE *werp- "to turn, wind" (cf. Greek rhaptein "to sew"), from root *wer- (3) "to turn, bend" (see versus). Related: Wrapped; wrapping.
late 15c., "fine cloth used as a cover or wrapping for bread," from wrap (v.). As a type of women's garment, recorded from 1827. Meaning "end of a filming session" is attested from 1974. Figurative phrase under wraps "in concealment" is recorded from 1939.
A stiff and puritanical person; a prude and prig; killjoy, party pooper •Now outdated and sure to be confused with wowser1: men of letters, who would swoon at the sight of a split infinitive, such wowsers they are in regard to pure English
[1899+; origin unknown; claimed in 1899 by John Norton, an Australian muckraking publisher, as his coined acronym for the name of his organization We Only Want Social Evils Righted]
Something very successful and impressive; a sensation; wow1: It would make a wowser of a movie/ The four-beat peroration is a wowser
[1928+; fr wow, perhaps influenced by rouser]