[em-boo z-uh m, -boo-zuh m]
- to enfold, envelop, or enclose.
- to take into or hold in the bosom; embrace.
- to cherish; foster.
Origin of embosom
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Examples from the Web for embosom
There is a fire of autumn colour in the tufted woods that embosom Fernilea.Angling Sketches
Do they not embosom him in a style of grandeur worthy, if such it be, of a "City of Palaces?"
East of the Butes, vegetation continually decreases till it ceases in the black crags which embosom the head streams of the river.
We give ourselves in all seriousness to horticulture, and embosom the chalet in flowers, of which we are passionately fond.Letters of Two Brides
Honore de Balzac
- to enclose or envelop, esp protectively
- to clasp to the bosom; hug
- to cherish
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