verb (used with object), im·mured, im·mur·ing.
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Origin of immure
OTHER WORDS FROM immureim·mure·ment, im·mu·ra·tion [im-yuh-rey-shuhn], /ˌɪm yəˈreɪ ʃən/, nounself-im·mure·ment, nounself-im·mur·ing, adjectiveun·im·mured, adjective
Words nearby immure
Example sentences from the Web for immure
She might take a sudden resolve and immure herself before I can return!Donald McElroy, Scotch Irishman|Willie Walker Caldwell
Kings themselves were wont thus to immure the wives and daughters of defeated rebels.Medieval English Nunneries c. 1275 to 1535|Eileen Edna Power
What was Oliver's enmity towards you, that he should immure you here all these years?The Strange Adventures of Captain Dangerous, Vol. 1 of 3|George Augustus Sala
Such a trick of fate, to take a man of important affairs, and immure him at the mercy of a maniac in a God-forsaken coal-town!King Coal|Upton Sinclair
But it was affrighting to realize that the very physical feature which provided a refuge might also immure them in a living tomb.His Unknown Wife|Louis Tracy