Impearling
Impearl Im*pearl", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Impearled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Impearling}.] [Pref. im- in + pearl: cf. F. emperler.] 1. To form into pearls, or into that which resembles pearls. [Poetic] [1913 Webster]

Dewdrops which the sun Impearls on every leaf and every flower. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

2. To decorate as with pearls or with anything resembling pearls. [Poetic] [1913 Webster]

With morning dews impearled. --Mrs. Browning. [1913 Webster]

The dews of the morning impearl every thorn. --R. Digby. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • impearling — v. create something which resembles a pearl; decorate with pearls …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Impearl — Im*pearl , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Impearled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Impearling}.] [Pref. im in + pearl: cf. F. emperler.] 1. To form into pearls, or into that which resembles pearls. [Poetic] [1913 Webster] Dewdrops which the sun Impearls on every leaf… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Impearled — Impearl Im*pearl , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Impearled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Impearling}.] [Pref. im in + pearl: cf. F. emperler.] 1. To form into pearls, or into that which resembles pearls. [Poetic] [1913 Webster] Dewdrops which the sun Impearls on… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • im|pearl — «ihm PURL», transitive verb. 1. to form into pearllike drops: »Dew drops, which the sun Impearls on every leaf and every flower (Milton). 2. to adorn with pearls or pearllike drops: »Proud be the rose, with rains and dews Her head impearling… …   Useful english dictionary

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