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- v. To bend like a bow; to curve.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To bend like a bow; to curve.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To form like a bow; arch; bend; bow.
em- + bow (Wiktionary)
Th 'embow'ring groves, and _Windsor's_ blissful plains,
She now confents, then fhuns th 'embow'ring ihadc.
While thick-embow'ring trees and leafy shades Relieve the eye, and give the mind delight.