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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Embank  \Em*bank"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Embanked};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Embanking}.]  [Pref.  em-  +  bank.  Cf  {Imbank}.] 
  To  throw  up  a  bank  so  as  to  confine  or  to  defend;  to  protect 
  by  a  bank  of  earth  or  stone.