Definition of ensconce:
perch, go down, subside, make up, settle down, bend, crane, determine, finalize, put in, crouch, nail down, decide, bow, burrow, secrete, adjudicate, take root, settle, square off, patch up, sink, go under, resolve, nestle, get back, bestride, crook, seat, hide, balance, stash, steady down, occult, cache, bury, descend, cower, conceal, double over, conciliate, finalise, reconcile, square up, fall, show, roost, lodge.
- "Lover or Friend", Rosa Nouchette Carey.
- "Annie o' the Banks o' Dee", Gordon Stables.
They had barely time to ensconce themselves in their new position, when the footfalls sounded more distinctly than before, and something in the nature of an exclamation was heard from one of the approaching savages.- "The Land of Mystery", Edward S. Ellis.