Embosses vs Embusses - What's the difference?

embosses | embusses |


As verbs the difference between embosses and embusses

is that embosses is (emboss) while embusses is (embus).

embosses

English

Verb

(head)
  • (emboss)

  • emboss

    English

    Etymology 1

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

    Verb

    (es)
  • 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).

    Verb

    (es)
  • (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 .

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    embusses

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (embus)

  • embus

    English

    Verb

    (en-verb)
  • to put (troops) onto a bus
  • to board a bus
  • Antonyms

    * debus

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