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

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Examples

  • • Kirsten Shepherd-Barr, University Lecturer in Modern Drama and Tutorial Fellow at the University of Oxford, selects: A Saturday afternoon in November was approaching the time of twilight, and the vast tract of unenclosed wild known as Egdon Heath embrowned itself moment by moment.

    Bill Lucey: Remembering Our Mutual Friend, Charles Dickens, on his 200th Birthday

  • His features were small, well-formed, and delicate, though deeply embrowned by the Eastern sun, and terminated by a flowing and curled black beard, which seemed trimmed with peculiar care.

    The Talisman

  • His complexion was fair, in spite of a general shade of darker hue, with which the foreign sun, or perhaps constant exposure to the atmosphere in his own country, had, in some degree, embrowned it.

    Quentin Durward

  • The cheek, weather-beaten and embrowned, had lost the glow of youth, but showed the vigorous complexion of active and confirmed manhood.

    The Abbot

  • Ah, Monty Python rules: A Saturday afternoon in November was approaching the time of twilight as the vast tract of unenclosed wild known as Egdon Heath embrowned itself moment by moment.

    What's LUSH: My anime self, my new fetish wear and more..

  • It was there that the two urchins might be seen seated beneath a blooming bush of whin, their little faces laid close together under the shadow of the same plaid drawn over both their heads, while the landscape around was embrowned by an overshadowing cloud, big with the shower which had driven the children to shelter.

    The Heart of Mid-Lothian

  • These reflections detained him till the wood was embrowned with the coming night, and the shy little bird of this dusky time had begun to pour out all the intensity of his eloquence from a bush not very far off.

    The Woodlanders

  • The members of our party were much less embrowned by free exposure to the sun for years than Dr. Livingstone and his family were by passing once from Kuruman to

    A Popular Account of Dr. Livingstone's Expedition to the Zambesi and Its Tributaries

  • I admired then, upon a fresh account, and with a nicer survey, the texture of that capital part of man: the flaming red head as it stood uncapt, the whiteness of the shaft, and the shrub growth of curling hair that embrowned the roots of it, the roundish bag that dangled down from it, all exacted my eager attention, and renewed my flame.

    Fanny Hill: Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure

  • Avignon, where by one of the strange coincidences of travel he met his old voiturier Joseph “so embrowned by the sun that he might have passed for an Iroquois.”

    Travels through France and Italy

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