verb (used with object), im·mured, im·mur·ing.
Origin of immure
Examples from the Web for immured
Ibrahim had been immured in the Cage during the lifetime of his brother.The Turkish Empire, its Growth and Decay|Lord Eversley
The total number of Templars, immured in the prisons of Paris, was nine hundred.The Knights Templars|C. G. (Charles Greenstreet) Addison
It seemed as though he were doomed to remain for ever immured in this horrible place.A Chinese Command|Harry Collingwood
The Ultonians determined that the child should live and be immured.The Coming of Cuculain|Standish O'Grady
By this means they succeeded in stopping up the hole, and the intruder was immured in total darkness.Animal Intelligence|George J. Romanes
British Dictionary definitions for immured
Word Origin for immure
Word Origin and History for immured
1580s, from Middle French emmurer and directly from Medieval Latin immurare, literally "to shut up within walls," from assimilated form of in- "into, in" (see in- (2)) + Latin murus "wall" (see mural). Related: Immured; immuring.