To be wrapped up in, to be wholly engrossed in; to be entirely dependent on; to be covered with.

Leontine's young wife, in whom all his happiness was wrapped up, died in a few days after the death of her daughter.

Things reflected on in gross and transiently . . . are thought to be wrapped up in impenetrable obscurity.

(Wrap), n. A wrapper; — often used in the plural for blankets, furs, shawls, etc., used in riding or traveling.

(Wrap"page) n.

1. The act of wrapping.

2. That which wraps; envelope; covering.

(Wrap"per) n.

1. One who, or that which, wraps.

2. That in which anything is wrapped, or inclosed; envelope; covering.

3. Specifically, a loose outer garment; an article of dress intended to be wrapped round the person; as, a morning wrapper; a gentleman's wrapper.

(Wrap"ras`cal) n. A kind of coarse upper coat, or overcoat, formerly worn.

(Wrasse) n. [W. gwrachen.] (Zoöl.) Any one of numerous edible, marine, spiny-finned fishes of the genus Labrus, of which several species are found in the Mediterranean and on the Atlantic coast of Europe. Many of the species are bright-colored.

Among the European species are the ballan wrasse (Labrus maculatus), the streaked wrasse the red wrasse the comber wrasse the blue-striped, or cook, wrasse the rainbow wrasse and the seawife.

(Wrap), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Wrapped or Wrapt; p. pr. & vb. n. Wrapping.] [OE. wrappen, probably akin to E. warp. &radic144. Cf. Warp.]

1. To wind or fold together; to arrange in folds.

Then cometh Simon Peter, . . . and seeth . . . the napkin that was about his head, not lying with the linen clothes, but wrapped together in a place by itself.
John xx. 6, 7.

Like one that wraps the drapery of his couch
About him, and lies down to pleasant dreams.

2. To cover by winding or folding; to envelop completely; to involve; to infold; — often with up.

I . . . wrapt in mist
Of midnight vapor, glide obscure.

3. To conceal by enveloping or infolding; to hide; hence, to involve, as an effect or consequence; to be followed by.

Wise poets that wrap truth in tales.

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