from The Century Dictionary.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- transitive verb To hold in the bosom; to cherish in the heart or affection; to embosom.
- transitive verb To inclose or place in the midst of; to surround or shelter.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- verb To draw to or into one's bosom; to treasure.
- verb To enclose, surround, or protect.
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Every thing is best preserved and entertained by things suitable to its nature, such do incorporate together, and imbosom one with another, whereas things keep a greater distance with things different in nature.
Fountain, and returns with the heart of man, to imbosom itself in that again.