Embale

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Embale To bind up; to inclose. "Legs . . . embaled in golden buskins."
    • Embale To make up into a bale or pack.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • embale To make up into a bale, bundle, or package; pack.
    • embale To wrap up; inclose.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Embale em-bāl′ to make up, as into a bale: to bind up: to enclose.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. emballer,; pref. em-,L. in,) + balle, bale. See 1st Bale
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. emballerem—L. in, balle, a bale.

Usage

In literature:

The best of the Actus was, that the Regiments-Quartermaster and Master Butcher, Steinberg, attended there, embaled in a long woollen shag.
"The Campaner Thal and Other Writings" by Jean Paul Friedrich Richter
The best of the Actus was, that the Regiments-Quartermaster, and Master Butcher, Steinberg, attended there, embaled in a long woollen shag.
"Translations from the German (Vol 3 of 3)" by Thomas Carlyle
Pack, to Emballer; garnir.
"English-French and French-English dictionary of the motor car, cycle, and boat" by Frederick Lucas
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