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embosom

verb em·bos·om \im-ˈb-zəm also -ˈbü-\

Definition of EMBOSOM

transitive verb
1
archaic :  to take into or place in the bosom
2
:  to shelter closely :  enclose <his house embosomed in the grove — Alexander Pope>

Examples of EMBOSOM

  1. <a villa that has been embosomed by the verdant hills of northern Italy for three centuries>

First Known Use of EMBOSOM

circa 1590

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