Embraceor
Embraceor Em*brace"or, n. (Law) One guilty of embracery. [1913 Webster]

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  • embraceor — em·brace·or /im brā sər/ n [Anglo French, from Old French embraserre one who inflames, from embraser to set on fire, from en , causative prefix + brase brese live coals]: a person who has committed embracery Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law.… …   Law dictionary

  • embraceor — or embracer [em brā′sər] n. [ME embracer < OFr embraseor: see EMBRACE2] Law a person guilty of embracery …   English World dictionary

  • embraceor — noun Etymology: Anglo French embraseour, from embraser to set on fire, from en + brase, brese live coals, from Old French breze more at braise Date: 15th century one guilty of embracery …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • embraceor — /em bray seuhr/, n. Law. a person guilty of embracery. [1400 50; late ME < AF; MF embraseor instigator, equiv. to embras(er) (see EMBRACE2) + eor < L ator ATOR] * * * …   Universalium

  • embraceor — n. one who hugs, one who embraces; one who practices embracery, one who attempts to bribe or threaten a judge or jury …   English contemporary dictionary

  • embraceor — em·brace·or …   English syllables

  • embraceor — em•brace•or [[t]ɛmˈbreɪ sər[/t]] n. law a person guilty of embracery • Etymology: 1400–50; late ME < AF; MF embraseor instigator …   From formal English to slang

  • embraceor — /ɛmˈbreɪsə/ (say em braysuh) noun a person guilty of embracery. Also, embracer …   Australian English dictionary

  • embraceor — /ambreysar/ A person guilty of the offense of embracery …   Black's law dictionary

  • embraceor — /ambreysar/ A person guilty of the offense of embracery …   Black's law dictionary

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