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emboss


  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Emboss  \Em*boss"\,  v.  t.  [Etymology  uncertain.] 
  To  make  to  foam  at  the  mouth,  like  a  hunted  animal.  [Obs.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Emboss  \Em*boss"\,  v.  t.  [Cf.  Pr  &  Sp  emboscar  It  imboscare 
  F.  embusquer  and  E.  imbosk.] 
  1.  To  hide  or  conceal  in  a  thicket;  to  imbosk;  to  inclose, 
  shelter,  or  shroud  in  a  wood.  [Obs.] 
 
  In  the  Arabian  woods  embossed.  --Milton. 
 
  2.  To  surround;  to  ensheath  to  immerse;  to  beset. 
 
  A  knight  her  met  in  mighty  arms  embossed.  --Spenser. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Emboss  \Em*boss"\,  v.  i. 
  To  seek  the  bushy  forest;  to  hide  in  the  woods.  [Obs.]  --S. 
  Butler. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Emboss  \Em*boss"\  (?;  115),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Embossed}  (?; 
  115);  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Embossing}.]  [Pref.  em-  (L.  in)  + 
  boss:  cf  OF  embosser  to  swell  in  bunches.] 
  1.  To  arise  the  surface  of  into  bosses  or  protuberances; 
  particularly,  to  ornament  with  raised  work 
 
  Botches  and  blains  must  all  his  flesh  emboss. 
  --Milton. 
 
  2.  To  raise  in  relief  from  a  surface,  as  an  ornament,  a  head 
  on  a  coin,  or  the  like 
 
  Then  o'er  the  lofty  gate  his  art  embossed  Androgeo's 
  death.  --Dryden. 
 
  Exhibiting  flowers  in  their  natural  color  embossed 
  upon  a  purple  ground.  --Sir  W. 
  Scott. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  emboss 
  v  :  raise  in  a  relief;  "embossed  stationary"  [syn:  {boss},  {stamp}] 




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