Embossed Em*bossed" (?; 115), a. 1. Formed or covered with bosses or raised figures. [1913 Webster]

2. Having a part projecting like the boss of a shield. [1913 Webster]

3. Swollen; protuberant. [Obs.] ``An embossed carbuncle.'' --Shak. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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