(Em*broid"er*y) n.; pl. Embroideries
1. Needlework used to enrich textile fabrics, leather, etc.; also, the art of embroidering.
2. Diversified ornaments, especially by contrasted figures and colors; variegated decoration.
Fields in spring's embroidery are dressed.Addison.
A mere rhetorical embroidery of phrases.J. A. Symonds.
(Em*broil") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Embroiled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Embroiling.] [F. embrouiller; pref.
em- (L. in) + brouiller. See 1st Broil, and cf. Imbroglio.]
1. To throw into confusion or commotion by contention or discord; to entangle in a broil or quarrel; to
make confused; to distract; to involve in difficulties by dissension or strife.
The royal house embroiled in civil war.Dryden.
2. To implicate in confusion; to complicate; to jumble.
The Christian antiquities at Rome . . . are so embroiled with able and legend.Addison.
Syn. To perplex; entangle; distract; disturb; disorder; trouble; implicate; commingle.
(Em*broil"), n. See Embroilment.
(Em*broil"er) n. One who embroils.
(Em*broil"ment) n. [Cf. F. embrouillement.] The act of embroiling, or the condition of
being embroiled; entanglement in a broil. Bp. Burnet.
(Em*bronze") v. t.
1. To embody in bronze; to set up a bronze representation of, as of a person. [Poetic]
2. To color in imitation of bronze. See Bronze, v. t.
(Em*broth"el) v. t. To inclose in a brothel. [Obs.] Donne.
(Em*broud"e Em*browd"e), Embroyde
(Em*broyd"e) , v. t. To embroider; to adorn. [Obs.]
Embrowded was he, as it were a meadChaucer.
All full of fresshe flowers, white and red.
(Em*brown") v. t. [Pref. em- (L. in) + brown.] To give a brown color to; to imbrown.
Summer suns embrown the laboring swain.Fenton.
(Em*brue") v. t. See Imbrue, Embrew. [Obs.]
(Em*brute") v. t. [Pref. em- (L. in) + brute. Cf. Imbrute.] To brutify; to imbrute.
All the man embruted in the swine.Cawthorn.
(Em"bry*o) n.; pl. Embryos [F. embryon, Gr. 'e`mbryon, perh. fr. in (akin to L. E. in) + to
be full of, swell with; perh. akin to E. brew.] (Biol.) The first rudiments of an organism, whether animal
or plant; as: (a) The young of an animal in the womb, or more specifically, before its parts are developed