Embossing
Emboss Em*boss" (?; 115), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Embossed} (?; 115); p. pr. & vb. n. {Embossing}.] [Pref. em- (L. in) + boss: cf. OF. embosser to swell in bunches.] 1. To raise the surface of into bosses or protuberances; particularly, to ornament with raised work. [1913 Webster]

Botches and blains must all his flesh emboss. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

2. To raise in relief from a surface, as an ornament, a head on a coin, or the like. [1913 Webster]

Then o'er the lofty gate his art embossed Androgeo's death. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

Exhibiting flowers in their natural color embossed upon a purple ground. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]


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