Emboss

Definition of Emboss

Em`boss´
v. t.1.To raise the surface of into bosses or protuberances; particularly, to ornament with raised work.
[imp. & p. p. Embossed (?; 115); p. pr. & vb. n. Embossing.]
Botches and blains must all his flesh emboss.
- Milton.
2.To raise in relief from a surface, as an ornament, a head on a coin, or the like.
Then o'er the lofty gate his art embossed
Androgeo's death.
- Dryden.
1.To make to foam at the mouth, like a hunted animal.
1.To hide or conceal in a thicket; to imbosk; to inclose, shelter, or shroud in a wood.
In the Arabian woods embossed.
- Milton.
2.To surround; to ensheath; to immerse; to beset.
A knight her met in mighty arms embossed.
- Spenser.
v. i.1.To seek the bushy forest; to hide in the woods.

Related Words

block, boss, embossment, impress, imprint, relief, relievo, rilievo, sculptural relief, stamp
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