Immure

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Immure

1. To wall around; to surround with walls.

2. To inclose whithin walls, or as within walls; hence, to shut up; to imprison; to incarcerate. Those tender babes Whom envy hath immured within your walls. (Shak) This huge convex of fire, Outrageous to devour, immures us round. (Milton)

Origin: Pref. Im- in _ mure: cf. F. Emmurer.