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1. To hold in the bosom; to cherish in the heart or affection; to embosom.

2. To inclose or place in the midst of; to surround or shelter; as, a house imbosomed in a grove. Villages imbosomed soft in trees. The father infinite, By whom in bliss imbosomed sat the Son. (Milton)

Origin: Pref. Im- in _ bosom. Cf. Embosom.

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