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Empearl

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Empearl ĕm*pẽrl" To form like pearls; to decorate with, or as with, pearls; to impearl.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • empearl See impearl.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Pref. em-, + pearl,. Cf. Impearl

Usage

In literature:

The moon rose in the silvery sky, empearling the clouds around her.
"Anne Of The Island" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
What could this silk-hatted, cut-away-coated, empearled, free lance of a fellow want with Claude?
"Bonaventure" by George Washington Cable
All things are fairy-like: the trees empearled With frosty gem-work, like to trees in dream.
"The Library Magazine of Select Foreign Literature" by Various
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In poetry:

And the fleets of all the world
Salute him as they pass-
Viking of Seas empearled,
The Warrior, Alcatraz.
"Alcatraz" by Ina Donna Coolbrith
Thence in a clear pool, overbent
With lotus-tree and tamarind flower,
Empearled, and lulled in golden bower,
Kadisha sleeps content.
"Kadisha; Or, The First Jealousy" by Richard Doddridge Blackmore
Since Adam's first sin in the garden of song,
Where the hopes of the race were empearled,
Whenever a mortal does anything wrong,
It is only the way of the world!
"The Way Of The World" by Freeman Edwin Miller