Em*brace"ment (?), n. [Cf. F. embrassement.]

1.

A clasp in the arms; embrace.

Dear though chaste embracements. Sir P. Sidney.

2.

State of being contained; inclosure.

[Obs.]

In the embracement of the parts hardly reparable, as bones. Bacon.

3.

Willing acceptance.

[Obs.]

A ready embracement of . . . his kindness. Barrow.

 

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