from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Present participle of embay.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • Under a rocky headland, lying within embaying shores, was Church

    The Lake

  • She felt like a ship that has passed from the roar of the surf into the shelter of the embaying land, and in the distance stretched the long peacefulness of the winding harbour.

    Evelyn Innes

  • The sea was cruelly blue in the coming night; the sky was also blue, only deeper, a red streak like a red bar of iron stretched across the embaying land, relieving into picturesque detail the outlines of coast-towns and villages.

    Spring Days

  • The eye which observed and remembered so sympathetically "A Spring Evening", over which a red moon rose like an apparition, observed also the masts and the prows, and the blue sea gay with the life of passing sail and flag, and the green embaying land overlooking "A Regatta".

    Modern Painting


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.