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embower

[ em-bou-er ]
/ ɛmˈbaʊ ər /
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verb (used with or without object)

to shelter in or as in a bower; cover or surround with foliage.

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Also im·bow·er [im-bou-er] /ɪmˈbaʊ ər/ .

Origin of embower

First recorded in 1570–80; em-1 + bower1

OTHER WORDS FROM embower

un·em·bow·ered, adjective
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embower
/ (ɪmˈbaʊə) /

verb

(tr) archaic to enclose in or as in a bower
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