embale

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

French emballer. See bale.

VerbEdit

embale (third-person singular simple present embales, present participle embaling, simple past and past participle embaled)

  1. (obsolete, transitive) To make up into a bale or pack.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Johnson to this entry?)
  2. (obsolete, transitive) To bind up; to enclose.
    • Spenser
      Legs [] embaled in golden buskins.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


SpanishEdit

VerbEdit

embale

  1. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of embalar.
  2. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of embalar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of embalar.
Last modified on 12 September 2013, at 01:09