Embranchment to Emersion
(Em*branch"ment) n. [Cf. F. embranchement.] The branching forth, as of trees.
(Em*bran"gle) v. t. [Pref. em- (L. in) + brangle.] To confuse; to entangle.
I am lost and embrangled in inextricable difficulties.Berkeley.
(Em*bra"sure) n. [See Embrace.] An embrace. [Obs.] "Our locked embrasures." Shak.
(Em*bra"sure) n. [F., fr. embraser, perh. equiv. to ébraser to widen an opening; of unknown
1. (Arch.) A splay of a door or window.
Apart, in the twilight gloom of a window's embrasure,Longfellow.
Sat the lovers.
2. (Fort.) An aperture with slant sides in a wall or parapet, through which cannon are pointed and
discharged; a crenelle. See Illust. of Casemate.
(Em*brave") v. t.
1. To inspire with bravery. [Obs.] Beaumont.
2. To decorate; to make showy and fine. [Obs.]
And with sad cypress seemly it embraves.Spenser.
(Em*brawn") v. t. To harden. [Obs.]
It will embrawn and iron-crust his flesh.Nash.
(Em*bread") v. t. [Pref. em- (L. in) + bread = 1st braid.] To braid. [Obs.] Spenser.
(Em*breathe"ment) n. The act of breathing in; inspiration. [R.]
The special and immediate suggestion, embreathement, and dictation of the Holy Ghost.W. Lee.
(Em*brew") v. t. To imbrue; to stain with blood. [Obs.] Spenser.
(Em*bright") v. t. To brighten. [Obs.]
(Em"bro*cate) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Embrocated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Embrocating.] [NL. embrocatus,
p. p. of embrocare; cf. Gr. lotion, fomentation, fr. to foment; in + to wet.] (Med.) To moisten and rub (a
diseased part) with a liquid substance, as with spirit, oil, etc., by means of a cloth or sponge.
(Em`bro*ca"tion) n. [NL. embrocatio: cf. F. embrocation.] (Med.) (a) The act of moistening
and rubbing a diseased part with spirit, oil, etc. (b) The liquid or lotion with which an affected part is
(Em*brogl"io) n. See Imbroglio.
(Em*broid"er) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Embroidered ; p. pr. & vb. n. Embroidering.] [OE. embrouden.
See Broider.] To ornament with needlework; as, to embroider a scarf.
Thou shalt embroider the coat of fine linen.Ex. xxviii. 39.
(Em*broid"er*er) n. One who embroiders.