Embanked
Embank Em*bank", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Embanked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Embanking}.] [Pref. em- + bank. Cf. {Imbank}.] To throw up a bank so as to confine or to defend; to protect by a bank of earth or stone. [1913 Webster]

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