- to shelter in or as in a bower; cover or surround with foliage.
Origin of embower
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Examples from the Web for embower
This accounts for the wealth of roses which embower the trees and houses.A Flight in Spring
J. Harris Knowles
Vines were planted that in the course of time would cover and embower it; there was a tiny fireplace for chilly days.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete
Albert Bigelow Paine
Even the grove of banana trees that used to embower his house had been swept away.The Log of a Sea-Waif
Frank T. Bullen
First, the water-works tower rises above the mass of trees which embower the settlement.
Embower a cottage thickly and completely with nothing but roses, and nobody would desire the interference of another plant.Garden-Craft Old and New
John D. Sedding
- (tr) archaic to enclose in or as in a bower
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