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EtymologyEdit

en- +‎ sweep

VerbEdit

ensweep (third-person singular simple present ensweeps, present participle ensweeping, simple past and past participle enswept)

  1. (transitive) To sweep over or across; to pass over rapidly.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for ensweep in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)