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Embossed (O. Edd. imbossed and imbost), 1) protuberant, tumid, swollen (cf. the French bosse): “all the e. sores and headed evils,” As II, 7, 67. “an e. carbuncle,” Lr. II, 4, 227. “e. rascal,” H4A III, 3, 177. “who once a day with his e. froth the turbulent surge shall cover,” Tim. V, 1, 220.
2) foaming at the mouth in consequence of hard hunting, or covered with foam: the poor cur is e. Shr. Ind. I, 17.* “the boar of Thessaly was never so e.” Ant. IV, 13, 3.
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