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Immure


IMMU'RE, verb transitive [Latin in and murus, a wall.]

1. To inclose within walls; to shut up; to confine; as, to immure nuns in cloisters.

The student immures himself voluntarily.

2. To wall; to surround with walls.

Lysimachus immured it with a wall. [Not usual.]

3. To imprison.

IMMU'RE, noun A wall. [Not used.]