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.

Nearby words

  1. embouchure,
  2. embourgeoisement,
  3. embow,
  4. embowed,
  5. embowel,
  6. emboîté,
  7. embrace,
  8. embraceor,
  9. embracery,
  10. embracive

Also imbower.

Origin of embower

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

Related formsun·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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