embraid

embraid

(ɪmˈbreɪd)
vb (tr)
obsolete to braid or interweave
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In doing so, he draws the fascinating inference that the serial crises of these years and the emerging culture of news that is so important to Jonson's News from the New World Discovered in the Moon (1621), act as something akin to a drawn-out moment of cultural compression, in which genres, forms and modes become embraided, like individual trees compressed into coal under geological pressure.