embower

verb
em·bow·er | \im-ˈbau̇(-ə)r \
embowered; embowering; embowers

Definition of embower 

transitive verb

: to shelter or enclose in or as if in a bower like a rose embowered in its own green leaves— P. B. Shelley

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Examples of embower in a Sentence

over the years grapevines have completely embowered the summerhouse in the garden

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Once way out in the woods, reached only by wagon road from Seattle, today Denny Park is the only place left in the neighborhood where the public can enjoy such an intact canopy of big trees embowering open ground. Lynda V. Mapes, The Seattle Times, "Once a cemetery, Denny Park — Seattle’s oldest — gets a modern makeover," 21 May 2017

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First Known Use of embower

1580, in the meaning defined above

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