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Embalmed definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

EMB`ALMED, pp. Filled with aromatic plants for preservation; preserved from loss or destruction.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Embalm Em*balm", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Embalmed; p. pr. & vb. n. Embalming.] [F. embaumer; pref. em- (L. in) + baume balm. See Balm.] 1. To anoint all over with balm; especially, to preserve from decay by means of balm or other aromatic oils, or spices; to fill or impregnate (a dead body), with aromatics and drugs that it may resist putrefaction. Joseph commanded his servants, the physicians, to embalm ?is father; and the physicians embalmed Israel. --Gem. l. 2. 2. To fill or imbue with sweet odor; to perfume. With fresh dews embalmed the earth. --Milton. 3. To preserve from decay or oblivion as if with balm; to perpetuate in remembrance. Those tears eternal that embalm the dead. --Pope.



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