em·​bowed im-ˈbōd How to pronounce embowed (audio)
: bent like a bow : arched

Examples of embowed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The slowness with which the tip of the index finger glides over the skin of the belly, the embowed branches covering the pubis, the lips’ edge. Merve Emre, The New Yorker, 4 July 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of embowed was in the 15th century

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“Embowed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/embowed. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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