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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 em·boss /ɪmˈbɑs, ˈbɔs/
 (vt.)飾以浮雕花紋,加以浮飾,裝飾

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Em·boss, v. t.  To make to foam at the mouth, like a hunted animal. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Em·boss, v. t.
 1. To hide or conceal in a thicket; to imbosk; to inclose, shelter, or shroud in a wood. [Obs.]
    In the Arabian woods embossed.   --Milton.
 2. To surround; to ensheath; to immerse; to beset.
    A knight her met in mighty arms embossed.   --Spenser.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Em·boss v. t. [imp. & p. p. Embossed p. pr. & vb. n. Embossing.]
 1. To raise the surface of into bosses or protuberances; particularly, to ornament with raised work.
    Botches and blains must all his flesh emboss.   --Milton.
 2. To raise in relief from a surface, as an ornament, a head on a coin, or the like.
 Then o'er the lofty gate his art embossed
 Androgeo's death.   --Dryden.
    Exhibiting flowers in their natural color embossed upon a purple ground.   --Sir W. Scott.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Em·boss, v. i. To seek the bushy forest; to hide in the woods. [Obs.]
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 emboss
      v : raise in a relief; "embossed stationary" [syn: boss, stamp]