em·​bow | \ ə̇mˈbō, em- \

Definition of embow

archaic
: to form into an arch or vault

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History and Etymology for embow

Middle English embowen, from en- entry 1 + bowe bow (arch)

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“Embow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/embow. Accessed 12 Apr. 2021.

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