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embosom

[em-boo z-uh m, -boo-zuh m] /ɛmˈbʊz əm, -ˈbu zəm/
verb (used with object)
1.
to enfold, envelop, or enclose.
2.
to take into or hold in the bosom; embrace.
3.
to cherish; foster.
Also, imbosom.
Origin of embosom
1580-1590
First recorded in 1580-90; em-1 + bosom
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embosom

/ɪmˈbʊzəm/
verb (transitive) (archaic)
1.
to enclose or envelop, esp protectively
2.
to clasp to the bosom; hug
3.
to cherish
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