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1 Take or press (someone or something) to one's bosom; embrace.‘might he but pass the hours of shade embosomed by his Delphic maid’enfold, wrap, wrap up, envelopView synonyms
- 1.1Surround (something) protectively.‘here is another fine meadow embosomed in the woods’
- ‘The harrowing sequence at El Morro prison carries us into a squalor that would be hellish, but for the fact that Arenas is embosomed by his fellow inmates as the only one who can write their letters.’
- ‘My house is entirely embosomed in high plane trees, with good grass below, & under them I breakfast, dine, write, read and receive my company.’
- 1.1Surround (something) protectively.
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