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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One guilty of attempting to influence a court illegally.

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  • n. Alternative spelling of embracer.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One guilty of embracery.

Etymologies

Middle English imbrasour, from Anglo-Norman embraceor, probably from embracer, to embrace, incite, influence a court by illegal means, from Old French; see embrace.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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