encamp

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Synonyms for encamp

live in or as if in a tent

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Before coming to England he had caused to be whipped to death sundry 'Natives'--nomadic persons, encamping now in Asia, now in Africa, now in the West Indies, and now at the North Pole--vaguely supposed in Cloisterham to be always black, always of great virtue, always calling themselves Me, and everybody else Massa or Missie (according to sex), and always reading tracts of the obscurest meaning, in broken English, but always accurately understanding them in the purest mother tongue.
The sun came out in the second half and so did Hepworth's best football as they took advantage of the slope, encamping themselves at the visitors' end for most of the half.