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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of embower.


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  • The house itself is made to look like a cosy little nest by the vine that embowers it.

    Jean Francois Millet

  • Those lodes and pockets of earth, more precious than the precious ores, that yield inimitable fragrance and soft fire; those virtuous Bonanzas, where the soil has sublimated under sun and stars to something finer, and the wine is bottled poetry: these still lie undiscovered; chaparral conceals, thicket embowers them; the miner chips the rock and wanders farther, and the grizzly muses undisturbed.

    The Silverado Squatters

  • She found that she could not stay in a hotel with Cook's tourists, and she took her father's place in the exploring party which went down to the watering-place in the afternoon, on the top of a tram-car, under the leafy roof of the adorable avenue of trees which embowers the track to

    The Kentons

  • Among these grows the original forest, which descends to their foot, fringes the river, and embowers the road.

    Letters of a Traveller Notes of Things Seen in Europe and America

  • Sparkling beneath the heaven which embowers -- _10

    The Complete Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley — Volume 2


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