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Definition of "embower" [em•bow•er]

  • To enclose in or as if in a bower. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "embower" in a sentence
  • "    Yea, thou queen of Golgi, of Idaly leaf-embower'd,"
  • "Vines were planted that in the course of time would cover and embower it; there was a tiny fireplace for chilly days."
  • "When it has paid its tribute to the royal pile, and visited its gardens and parterres, it flows down the long avenue leading to the city, tinkling in rills, gushing in fountains, and maintaining a perpetual verdure in those groves that embower and beautify the whole hill of the Alhambra."