noun Law.

a person guilty of embracery.

Origin of embraceor

1400–50; late Middle English < Anglo-French; Middle French embraseor instigator, equivalent to embras(er) (see embrace2) + -eor < Latin -ātōr- -ator
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British Dictionary definitions for embraceor




criminal law a person guilty of embracery

Word Origin for embraceor

C15: from Old French embraseor, from embraser to instigate, literally: to set on fire, from braser to burn, from brese live coals
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