Definition of Embow

1. v. t. To bend like a bow; to curve.



Definition of Embow

1. Verb. (obsolete) To bend like a bow; to curve. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Embow

1. to arch [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: arch

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Embow

embossings
embossment
embossments
embost
embottle
embottled
embottles
embottling
embouchement
embouchure
embouchures
embound
embounded
embounds
embow (current term)
embowed
embowel
emboweled
emboweling
embowelled
embowelling
embowelment
embowelments
embowels
embower
embowered
embowering
embowers
embowing

Literary usage of Embow

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1. The Canadian Monthly and National Review by William White (1878)
"And still the pines of Ida wave aloft Their tuneful, scented, dove-embow'ring shade ; And 'neath them twilight broods as grey and soft, As when uf yore the ..."

2. Chambers's Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by James Donald, William Chambers (1878)
"embow, em-bo', vtt vi, to bow or arch, [em, inten., and Bow. ... Pa.p. embow'ered. [em, in, and Bower.] Embrace, em-bras', vi, to take in the arms; ..."

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