from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To form (something) into pearls.
- transitive v. To adorn with or as if with pearls.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To form into pearls, or make pearly.
- v. To decorate as if with pearls.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To form into pearls, or into that which resembles pearls.
- transitive v. To decorate as with pearls or with anything resembling pearls.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To form into pearls or the resemblance of pearls.
- To decorate with or as if with pearls.
Then I turned my attention to the word before ‘impearl’, which is ‘impeach’.
The peculiar circumstance which had led her to choose the old town of Sorrento for her residence, in preference to any of the beautiful villages which impearl that fertile plain, was the existence there of
Constant as crystal dews impearl the lawn, "etc. -- _Ibid_.
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