Emboss is defined as to carve, or to decorate with raised designs.(verb)
An example of emboss is to engrave a pattern in a wooden table.
See emboss in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME embocen < OFr embocer: see en- & boss
See emboss in American Heritage Dictionary 4
transitive verb em·bossed, em·boss·ing, em·boss·es
Origin: Middle English embosen
Origin: , from Old French embocer
Origin: : en-, in; see en-1
Origin: + boce, knob.
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