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to make to foam at the mouth, like a hunted animal.

Origin: etymology uncertain.

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)

Origin: cf. Pr. & sp. Emboscar, It. Imboscare, f. Embusquer, and E. Imbosk.

to seek the bushy forest; to hide in the woods.