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Definitionfixed firmly; or settled comfortably
- She shall not see me; I will ensconce me behind the arras.3.3 -- Act 3 Scene 3 -- A room in FORD'S house (37% in)
- I, I, I myself sometimes, leaving the fear of God on the left hand, and hiding mine honour in my necessity, am fain to shuffle, to hedge, and to lurch; and yet you, rogue, will ensconce your rags, your cat-a-mountain looks, your red-lattice phrases, and your bold-beating oaths, under the shelter of your honour!2.2 -- Act 2 Scene 2 -- A room in the Garter Inn (9% in)
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