embosom

[em-boo z-uh m, -boo-zuh m]
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Also imbosom.

Origin of embosom

First recorded in 1580–90; em-1 + bosom
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Related Words for embosom

embrace, enclose, envelope, surround

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British Dictionary definitions for embosom

embosom

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