embracery

play
noun em·brac·ery \im-ˈbrā-sə-rē\

Definition of embracery

plural

embraceries

  1. :  an attempt to influence a jury corruptly

Origin and Etymology of embracery

Middle English, from Anglo-French embraceour


Law Dictionary

embracery

play
noun em·brac·ery \im-ˈbrā-sə-rē\

Legal Definition of embracery

plural

embraceries

  1. :  an attempt to influence a jury corruptly


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up embracery? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

marked by lack of plan or order

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

The Emoji Quiz

  • emoji-the-quiz
  • What phase of the moon is this: 🌖 ?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!