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Embow \Em*bow"\, v. t. To bend like a bow; to curve. ``Embowed arches.'' [Obs. or R.]
--Sir W. Scott.

With gilded horns embowed like the moon.


vb. (context obsolete English) To bend like a bow; to curve.

Usage examples of "embow".

Their live pillars upheaved a thick embowed roof, betwixt whose leaves and blossoms hardly a sunbeam filtered.

At the other end, though partly muffled by a curtain, it was more powerfully illuminated by one of those embowed hall-windows which we read of in old books, and which was provided with a deep and cushioned seat.

It was a wooden figurehead carved in the shape of an embowed, cheerfully grinning dolphin-worn, wormholed, its paint flaking with age.