embraceor

noun
em·​bra·​ceor | \ im-ˈbrā-sər How to pronounce embraceor (audio) \

Definition of embraceor

: one guilty of embracery

First Known Use of embraceor

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for embraceor

Anglo-French embraseour, from embraser to set on fire, from en- + brase, brese live coals, from Old French breze — more at braise

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The first known use of embraceor was in the 15th century

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“Embraceor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/embraceor. Accessed 10 Jul. 2020.

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embraceor

noun
em·​brace·​or | \ im-ˈbrā-sər How to pronounce embraceor (audio) \

Legal Definition of embraceor

: a person who has committed embracery

History and Etymology for embraceor

Anglo-French, from Old French embraserre one who inflames, from embraser to set on fire, from en-, causative prefix + brase, brese live coals

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