[ verb ] enclose in or as if in a frame


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"frame a picture"

Used in print

(Ann Hebson, The Lattimer Legend....)

As Kate came swiftly down the stairs to the hall she saw Colonel_Marsh framed_in the doorway , his face set in the same vulnerable look Juanita wore .

(Octavia Waldo, A Cup of the Sun....)

Sameness for the Old_Man was framed_in by a wall of ginkgo trees which divided these quarters from the city .

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