(Em"bry*ous) a. Embryonic; undeveloped. [R.]
(Em*bulk") v. t. To enlarge in the way of bulk. [R.] Latham.
(Em*burse") v. t. [See Imburse.] To furnish with money; to imburse. [Obs.]
(Em*bush") v. t. [Cf. Ambush, Imbosk.] To place or hide in a thicket; to ambush. [Obs.]
(Em*bush"ment) n. [OE. embusshement, OF. embuschement, F. embûchement.] An
(Em*bus"y) v. t. To employ. [Obs.] Skelton.
(Eme) n. [See Eame.] An uncle. [Obs.] Spenser.
(E*meer") n. Same as Emir.
(E*men"a*gogue) n. See Emmenagogue.
(E*mend") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Emended; p. pr. & vb. n. Emending.] [L. emendare; e out
+ menda, mendum, fault, blemish: cf. F. émender. Cf. Amend, Mend.] To purge of faults; to make
better; to correct; esp., to make corrections in (a literary work); to alter for the better by textual criticism,
Syn. To amend; correct; improve; better; reform; rectify. See Amend.
(E*mend"a*ble) a. [L. emendabilis. Cf. Amendable.] Corrigible; amendable. [R.] Bailey.
(Em"en*date*ly) adv. Without fault; correctly. [Obs.]
(Em`en*da"tion) n. [L. emendatio: cf. F. émendation.]
1. The act of altering for the better, or correcting what is erroneous or faulty; correction; improvement.
"He lies in his sin without repentance or emendation." Jer. Taylor.
2. Alteration by editorial criticism, as of a text so as to give a better reading; removal of errors or corruptions
from a document; as, the book might be improved by judicious emendations.
(Em"en*da`tor) n. [L.] One who emends or critically edits.
(E*mend"a*to*ry) a. [L. emendatorius.] Pertaining to emendation; corrective. "Emendatory
(E*mend"er) n. One who emends.
(E*men"di*cate) v. t. [L. emendicatus, p. p. of emendicare to obtain by begging. See
Mendicate.] To beg. [Obs.] Cockeram.
(Em"er*ald) n. [OE. emeraude, OF. esmeraude, esmeralde, F. émeraude, L. smaragdus, fr.
Gr. cf. kr. marakata.]
1. (Min.) A precious stone of a rich green color, a variety of beryl. See Beryl.
2. (Print.) A kind of type, in size between minion and nonparel. It is used by English printers.
This line is printed in the type called emerald.