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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of embower.


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  • The minstrels were embowered in greenery as they played waltzes and quadrilles, which were danced with great zest, and the hall rang with good-humored laughter . . .

    A Renegade History of the United States

  • Dropping down through the pungent pines, they passed woods-embowered cottages, quaint and rustic, of artists and writers, and went on across wind-blown rolling sandhills held to place by sturdy lupine and nodding with pale


  • We passed ancient cottages embowered with climbing roses that Edward Elgar must have known as he cycled here on what he called his "trusty steed".

    Country diary: Malvern Hills

  • On these occasions, his beloved was left behind, embowered in his apartment, perhaps because he feared someone would steal her away from him.

    The Mirror of Venus

  • Tom picked a few, and they ate them and still said almost nothing until they reached the wrought-iron gate of a community that was embowered by a high red-brick wall.

    Rot & Ruin

  • Contemporary photos show a nondescript, unkempt home, not a “big, rambling, orchard-embowered house” with a dooryard neat enough to eat off.

    Land of Green Gables

  • Resolved, that a committee of three be appointed by the president of this association to look after the welfare of the pines, to study their diseases and remedies, and to investigate how such trees may be increased, planted and transplanted, in order that our borough may in years to come be more than ever embowered among them and achieve enduring fame as Beachwood among the Pines.

    Beachwood-in-the-Pines « Beachwood Historical Alliance

  • He lived, embowered, behind hedges, in the fragrance of his bushes and flowers and his buzzing bees, bathed in the light of the Pacific, facing west.


  • The lady led the way, as if to give him an opportunity of speaking with her more privately, to one of those old-fashioned and deeply-embowered recesses, which are commonly found in such gardens as that of

    Saint Ronan's Well

  • This beauteous and richly-embowered little spot, which is said to tremble, and looks as if any wave might sweep it away, has a view of matchless magnificence.

    The Englishwoman in America


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