em·​bossed | \ im-ˈbäst How to pronounce embossed (audio) , -ˈbȯst \

Definition of embossed

: ornamented with or having the form of a raised pattern, design, image, etc. an embossed envelope When the paper is placed in the blind stamper with the chop mark in place and the handle pressed, a neat, embossed image of the chop appears on the print.— John Ross et al. … a cloth-based coated material that offers seven embossed patterns that simulate the look and feel of leather.Publishers Weekly

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1541, in the meaning defined above

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“Embossed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/embossed. Accessed 17 Feb. 2020.

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