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immure


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Immure  \Im*mure"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Immured};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Immuring}.]  [Pref.  im-  in  +  mure:  cf  F.  emmurer.] 
  1.  To  wall  around  to  surround  with  walls.  [Obs.]  --Sandys. 
 
  2.  To  inclose  whithin  walls,  or  as  within  walls;  hence  to 
  shut  up  to  imprison;  to  incarcerate. 
 
  Those  tender  babes  Whom  envy  hath  immured  within 
  your  walls.  --Shak. 
 
  This  huge  convex  of  fire,  Outrageous  to  devour, 
  immures  us  round.  --Milton. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Immure  \Im*mure"\,  n. 
  A  wall;  an  inclosure.  [Obs.]  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  immure 
  v  :  lock  up  in  jail  [syn:  {imprison},  {incarcerate},  {lag},  {put 
  behind  bars},  {jail},  {jug},  {gaol},  {put  away},  {remand}] 




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