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Latin amplexari (to embrace).



  1. (obsolete) An embrace.
    • Bishop Hall
      an humble amplexation of those sacred feet

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for amplexation in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)