embracery

noun
em·​brac·​ery | \ im-ˈbrā-sə-rē How to pronounce embracery (audio) \
plural embraceries

Definition of embracery

: an attempt to influence a jury corruptly

First Known Use of embracery

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for embracery

Middle English, from Anglo-French embraceour

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about embracery

Dictionary Entries near embracery

embr

embrace

embraceor

embracery

embracive

embrail

embranchment

Statistics for embracery

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for embracery

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

See more words from the same century

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for embracery

embracery

noun
em·​brac·​ery | \ im-ˈbrā-sə-rē How to pronounce embracery (audio) \
plural embraceries

Legal Definition of embracery

: an attempt to influence a jury corruptly

Comments on embracery

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

WORD OF THE DAY

behavior toward others

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words for Summer: A Quiz

  • a closeup of a sunflower
  • Which of the following words means “of or relating to summer”?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

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!