ENCAMP', v.i. [from camp.] To pitch tents or form huts, as an army; to halt on a march, spread tents and remain for a night or for a longer time, as an army or company.They encamped in Etham. Ex.13.The Levites shall encamp about the tabernacle. Num.1.1. To pitch tents for the purpose of a siege; to besiege.Encamp against the city and take it. 2 Sam. 7.