embower

verb em·bow·er \ im-ˈbau̇(-ə)r \

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

Examples of embower in a Sentence

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

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First Known Use of embower

1580



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