Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • An obsolete form of embalm.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb See embalm.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Archaic form of embalm.

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Examples

  • And though bitter ingredients are good to imbalm and preserve dead

    Characters from 17th Century Histories and Chronicles

  • Having already given you an account of the duty, and requisite, endowments which ought to be in a Governess, and how qualified I was my self in that troublesome concern; I shall now proceed in giving young Ladies such Rules which long experience and observation have taught me, which my be as their perfect guide in all ages and conditions, the practise whereof will assuredly imbalm their names here: let their stedfast faith in Jesus Christ only crown them with glory hereafter.

    The Gentlewoman's Companion: or,%0AA Guide to the Female Sex

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