Wrap, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Wrapped or Wrapt; p. pr. & vb. n. Wrapping.]
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. --Bryant.
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. --Milton.
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. --Carew.
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. --Addison.
Things reflected on in gross and transiently . . . are thought to be wrapped up in impenetrable obscurity. --Locke.