from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To put, shelter, or detain in or as if in a bay.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To bathe; to steep.
- v. To shut in, enclose, shelter or trap, such as ships in a bay.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To bathe; to soothe or lull as by bathing.
- transitive v. To shut in, or shelter, as in a bay.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To inclose in a bay or inlet; inclose between capes or promontories; landlock: as, the ship or fleet is embayed.
- To bathe; steep.
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How perfect is the verdure -- how rich the blossoming shrubberies that screen with verdurous walls from the possibility of intrusion, whilst by their own wandering line of distribution they shape and umbrageously embay, what one might call lawny saloons and vestibules -- sylvan galleries and closets.
The pent-up emotion had swollen and swollen inside the young thing till the dam could no longer embay it.
Their lines of curvature, and the kind of enclosures which they fence in; so again reproducing the construction of the Coral Reefs, which thus embay spaces of shallow water.
Whilst others did themselves embay in liquid joys.
Nor thofe, by Vaga's ftream, from ruins rais'd Of ancient Ariconium; nor lefs pleas'd With Salop's various fcenes; and that foft trad Of Cambria, deep-embay'd Dimetian land.
... in her streaming blood he [_the infant_] did embay his little hands.