Meaning of ensconce

en•sconce

Pronunciation: (en-skons'), [key]
— -sconced, -sconc•ing.
  1. to settle securely or snugly: I found her in the library, ensconced in an armchair.
  2. to cover or shelter; hide securely: He ensconced himself in the closet in order to eavesdrop.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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