One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Surround or shelter (a place or a person), especially with trees or climbing plants.‘the house stood remote, embowered in trees’
- ‘Vast tombs, embowered beneath the weeping willow and the fir tree, told of the antiquities of the Lloyd family, as well as of their wealth.’
- ‘There they sit, the two old friends, embowered in the snugness of their first-floor rooms.’
- ‘You'll find it painted pink, like a rare orchid embowered by its own green leaves.’
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