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Meaning of EMBRACEMENT

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Em*brace"ment\, n. [Cf. F. embrassement.]
1. A clasp in the arms; embrace.

         Dear though chaste embracements.      --Sir P.
                                               Sidney.

2. State of being contained; inclosure. [Obs.]

         In the embracement of the parts hardly reparable, as
         bones.                                --Bacon.

3. Willing acceptance. [Obs.]

         A ready embracement of . . . his kindness. --Barrow.

 

 

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