embowed

adjective
em·​bowed | \ im-ˈbōd How to pronounce embowed (audio) \

Definition of embowed

: bent like a bow : arched

First Known Use of embowed

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Embowed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/embowed. Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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