from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To saturate.
- transitive v. To stain.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To stain (in, with, blood, slaughter, etc.).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To wet or moisten; to soak; to drench, especially in blood.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To wet or moisten; soak; drench in a fluid, now especially in blood; bedabble.
- To soak into, as a fluid, especially blood.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. permeate or impregnate
Middle English embrewen, from Old French embreuver, from Vulgar Latin *imbiberāre : Latin in-, in; see in-2 + Late Latin biber, beverage (from Latin bibere, to drink; see beverage).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Old French embruer, from Germanic. (Wiktionary)