Imbrown
Imbrown Im*brown", v. t. [Pref. im- in + brown. Cf. {Embrown}.] To make brown; to obscure; to darken; to tan; as, features imbrowned by exposure. [1913 Webster]

The mountain mass by scorching skies imbrowned. --Byron. [1913 Webster]


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  • imbrown — /im brown /, v.t., v.i. embrown. * * * imbrown obs. f. embrown …   Useful english dictionary

  • imbrown — archaic variant of embrown …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • imbrown — /im brown /, v.t., v.i. embrown. * * * …   Universalium

  • tan — v. a. 1. Convert into leather, impregnate with tannin. 2. Imbrown, make tawny, imbrown by exposure …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • Embrown — Em*brown , v. t. [Pref. em (L. in) + brown.] To give a brown color to; to imbrown. [1913 Webster] Summer suns embrown the laboring swain. Fenton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tan — Tan, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Tanned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Tanning}.] [F. tanner, LL. tannare. See {Tan}, n.] 1. To convert (the skin of an animal) into leather, as by usual process of steeping it in an infusion of oak or some other bark, whereby it is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tanned — Tan Tan, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Tanned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Tanning}.] [F. tanner, LL. tannare. See {Tan}, n.] 1. To convert (the skin of an animal) into leather, as by usual process of steeping it in an infusion of oak or some other bark, whereby it …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tanning — Tan Tan, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Tanned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Tanning}.] [F. tanner, LL. tannare. See {Tan}, n.] 1. To convert (the skin of an animal) into leather, as by usual process of steeping it in an infusion of oak or some other bark, whereby it …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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