Emboss vs Brailler - What's the difference?

emboss | brailler |

As a verb emboss

is to mark or decorate with a raised design or symbol or emboss can be (label) of a hunted animal: to take shelter in a wood or forest.

As a noun brailler is




Etymology 1

From (etyl) embosen, from (etyl) embocer.


  • To mark or decorate with a raised design or symbol.
  • The papers weren't official until the seal had been embossed on them.
  • To raise in relief from a surface, as an ornament, a head on a coin, etc.
  • * Dryden
  • Then o'er the lofty gate his art embossed / Androgeo's death.
  • * Sir Walter Scott
  • Exhibiting flowers in their natural colour embossed upon a purple ground.

    Etymology 2

    Perhaps from . Compare (imbosk).


  • (label) Of a hunted animal: to take shelter in a wood or forest.
  • (label) To drive (an animal) to extremity; to exhaust, to make foam at the mouth.
  • *, II.11:
  • *:And as it commonly happens, that when the Stag begins to be embost , and finds his strength to faile-him, having no other remedie left him, doth yeeld and bequeath himselfe unto us that pursue him, with teares suing to us for mercie.
  • (obsolete) To hide or conceal in a thicket; to imbosk; to enclose, shelter, or shroud in a wood.
  • * Milton
  • in the Arabian woods embossed
  • (label) To surround; to ensheath; to immerse; to beset.
  • * Spenser
  • A knight her met in mighty arms embossed .






    (en noun)
  • (technology) A typewriter used to emboss paper with braille cells to be read by the visually impaired instead of using a manual stylus.
  • * 2005 , Jean E. Olmstead, Itinerant teaching (page 190)
  • Use pads under braillers to reduce noise and under reading-writing stands to counteract sliding.