Definition of Embrown

1. Verb. Cause to darken.

Generic synonyms: Darken



2. Verb. Make brown in color. "The draught browned the leaves on the trees in the yard"
Exact synonyms: Brown
Generic synonyms: Color, Color In, Colorise, Colorize, Colour, Colour In, Colourise, Colourize

Definition of Embrown

1. v. t. To give a brown color to; to imbrown.

Definition of Embrown

1. Verb. (transitive) To make brown or dusky. ¹

2. Verb. (intransitive) To become brown or dusky. ¹

3. Verb. (transitive) To darken, make dark. ¹

4. Verb. (intransitive) To darken, become dark. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Embrown

1. to make brown [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: brown

Lexicographical Neighbors of Embrown

embroidery hoop
embroidery needle
embroil
embroiled
embroiler
embroilers
embroiling
embroilment
embroilments
embroils
embronze
embronzed
embronzes
embronzing
embrothel
embrown (current term)
embrowned
embrowning
embrowns
embrue
embrued
embrues
embruing
embrute
embruted
embrutes
embruting
embryatrics
embryo
embryo-

Literary usage of Embrown

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Expedition of Humphry Clinker: With a Memoir of the Author by Tobias George Smollett, Thomas Roscoe (1831)
"... And ancient faith that knows no guile, And industry embrown'd with toil, And hearts resolved, and hands prepared, The blessings they enjoy to guard. ..."

2. The Expedition of Humphry Clinker: With a Memoir of the Author by Tobias George Smollett, Thomas Roscoe (1831)
"... And lasses chanting o'er the pail, And shepherds piping in the dale, And ancient faith that knows no guile, And industry embrown'd with toil. ..."

3. A Concordance to the Works of Alexander PopeEnglish language (1875)
"This quits an Empire, that f. a State ME i, 106 embrown. ... 174 embrown'd. E. with native bronze, lo ! Henley stands D. iii. 199 Embryo. ..."

4. Babylon the Great: A Dissection of Men and Things in the British Capital by Robert Mudie (1825)
"... an account of it would form no part of metropolitan dissection ; and therefore the rustic world may be allowed to embrown their minds by exposure to it, ..."

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