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emboss (v.)

"to ornament with raised work," late 14c., from Old French *embocer (compare embocieure "boss, stud, buckle"), from assimilated form of en- "in, into" (see en- (1)) + boce "knoblike mass" (see boss (n.2)). Related: Embossed; embossing.

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Definitions of emboss

emboss (v.)
raise in a relief;
embossed stationery
Synonyms: boss / stamp
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