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imbrue, embrue (old edd. also “embrew”): to stain or dye with blood Tit. II. iii. 222; transf. (of a weapon) to pierce MND. V. i. 352 “Come, blade, my breast ” ; (of a person) absol. to commit bloodshed 2H4 II. iv. 209.
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