Emasculation to Emblaze
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.Spenser.
(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.Milton.
3. To preserve from decay or oblivion as if with balm; to perpetuate in remembrance.
Those tears eternal that embalm the dead.Pope.
(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.
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.]