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  • v. Alternative form of impearl.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To form like pearls; to decorate with, or as with, pearls; to impearl.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • See impearl.

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Examples

  • The heavens were as bountiful to that one which remained sterile as was requisite to empearl and impregnate it with its fair unity, [206] but it hindered the effect of the heavens 'favour, by keeping itself closed and covered.

    Treatise on the Love of God

  • When suspicion of any form of disgrace falls upon a woman, it is as though some delicate flower had been thrust too close to a scorching fire; and no matter how quickly or how far removed, no matter how heavy the dews that empearl it, how fresh and cool the wind that sweeps over it, how bright the sun that feeds its pulses, -- the curled petals are never smoothed, the hot blasts leaves its ineffaceable blight.

    At the Mercy of Tiberius

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