1. To take into, or place in, the bosom; to cherish; to foster. Glad to embosom his affection. (Spenser)

2. To inclose or surround; to shelter closely; to place in the midst of something. His house embosomed in the grove. (Pope) Some tender flower . . . . Embosomed in the greenest glade. (Keble)

Origin: Written also imbosom.

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