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Emboss


EMBOSS', verb transitive [en, in, and boss.] In architecture and sculpture, to form bosses or protuberances; to fashion in relievo or raised work; to cut or form with prominent figures.

1. To form with bosses; to cover with protuberances.

2. To drive hard in hunting, till a deer foams, or a dog's knees swell.

EMBOSS', verb transitive To inclose as in a box; to include; to cover. [Not used.]

EMBOSS', verb transitive To inclose in a wood; to conceal in a thicket. [Not used.]