Emasculation to Emblaze

(E*mas`cu*la"tion) n.

1. The act of depriving of virility, or the state of being so deprived; castration.

2. The act of depriving, or state of being deprived, of vigor or strength; unmanly weakness.

(E*mas"cu*la`tor) n. [L.] One who, or that which, emasculates.

(E*mas"cu*la*to*ry) a. Serving or tending to emasculate.

(Em*bace") v. t. See Embase. [Obs.]

(Em*bale") v. t. [F. emballer; pref. em- (L. in) + balle bale. See 1st Bale.] [Obs.]

1. To make up into a bale or pack. Johnson.

2. To bind up; to inclose.

Legs . . . embaled in golden buskins.

(Em*ball") v. t. [See Embale.] To encircle or embrace. [Obs.] Sir P. Sidney.

(Em*balm") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Embalmed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Embalming.] [F. embaumer; pref. em- (L. in) + baume balm. See Balm.]

1. To anoint all over with balm; especially, to preserve from decay by means of balm or other aromatic oils, or spices; to fill or impregnate with aromatics and drugs that it may resist putrefaction.

Joseph commanded his servants, the physicians, to embalm is father; and the physicians embalmed Israel.
Gem. l. 2.

2. To fill or imbue with sweet odor; to perfume.

With fresh dews embalmed the earth.

3. To preserve from decay or oblivion as if with balm; to perpetuate in remembrance.

Those tears eternal that embalm the dead.

(Em*balm"er) n. One who embalms.

(Em*balm"ment) n. [Cf. F. embaumement.] The act of embalming. [R.] Malone.

(Em*bank") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Embanked ; p. pr. & vb. n. Embanking.] [Pref. em- + bank. Cf. Imbank.] To throw up a bank so as to confine or to defend; to protect by a bank of earth or stone.

(Em*bank"ment) n.

1. The act of surrounding or defending with a bank.

2. A structure of earth, gravel, etc., raised to prevent water from overflowing a level tract of country, to retain water in a reservoir, or to carry a roadway, etc.

(Em*bar") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Embarred ; p. pr. & vb. n. Embanking.] [Pref. em- + bar: cf. F. embarrer. Cf. Embargo.]

  By PanEris using Melati.

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