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


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.