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verb (used with object), em·barred, em·bar·ring.
  1. to stop or hinder, as by a bar.
  2. to enclose within bars; imprison.
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Origin of embar

1425–75; late Middle English embarren < Anglo-French, Middle French embarrer, equivalent to em- em-1 + barrer to bar1
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  • One was the assistant manager of the Embar Ranch, south of Meeteetse.

    Ross Grant Tenderfoot

    John Garland