[ em-bahr ]

verb (used with object),em·barred, em·bar·ring.
  1. to stop or hinder, as by a bar.

  2. to enclose within bars; imprison.

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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How to use embar in a sentence

  • One was the assistant manager of the embar Ranch, south of Meeteetse.

    Ross Grant Tenderfoot | John Garland