embosom

verb em·bos·om \ im-ˈbu̇-zəm also -ˈbü- \

Definition of embosom

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 in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of embosom

circa 1590

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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