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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of embosom.

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Examples

  • Isis, which flows beside it through meadows of exquisite verdure, is spread forth into a placid expanse of waters, which reflects its majestic assemblage of towers, and spires, and domes, embosomed among aged trees.

    Chapter 19

  • From a home "embosomed by nature" to the wild countryside, it is built into his weekend.

    Philip Mould Unearths England's Bucolic Beauty

  • Isis, which flows beside it through meadows of exquisite verdure, is spread forth into a placid expanse of waters, which reflects its majestic assemblage of towers, and spires, and domes, embosomed among aged trees.

    Chapter 2

  • I recently bought a Gainsborough, which a contemporary critic said had been "embosomed by nature" and that is what I feel about my house.

    Philip Mould Unearths England's Bucolic Beauty

  • "Daughter of Leda, in addition to my first letter I now send thee word not to despatch thy daughter to Euboea's embosomed wing, to the to the waveless bay of Aulis; for after all we wiltlelebrate our child's wedding at another time."

    Iphigenia at Aulis

  • "Daughter of Leda, in addition to my first letter I now send thee word not to despatch thy daughter to Euboea's embosomed wing, to the to the waveless bay of Aulis; for after all we wiltlelebrate our child's wedding at another time."

    Iphigenia at Aulis

  • But the lake was much larger, and adorned with several islets besides that on which the fortress was situated; and instead of being embosomed in hills like that of Avenel, had upon the southern side only a splendid mountainous screen, being the descent of one of the Lomond hills, and on the other was surrounded by the extensive and fertile plain of

    The Abbot

  • A half-mile to the eastward of the town, two or three hundred feet up the steep mountain side, stood a large, low, white house embosomed in trees and gardens.

    Westward Ho!

  • He does not wear a look of melancholy resignation, neither does he live in love-gilded poverty, in a cottage embosomed in roses.

    The Englishwoman in America

  • It was old, but in good repair, and stood snugly embosomed in a grove of sycamore, with a well-stocked garden in front, bounded by the small river, which was partly visible from the windows, partly concealed by the bushes, trees, and bounding hedge.

    The Heart of Mid-Lothian

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