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em·brace·oror em·brac·er (ĕm-brā′sər)
One who commits embracery.
[Middle English imbrasour, from Anglo-Norman embraceor, probably from embracer, to embrace, incite, influence a court by illegal means, from Old French; see embrace.]
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(Law) criminal law a person guilty of embracery
[C15: from Old French embraseor, from embraser to instigate, literally: to set on fire, from braser to burn, from brese live coals]
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a person guilty of embracery.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Anglo-French; Middle French embraseor instigator]
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