Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine

Word of the Day 04/28/15 Immure

Immure (verb)
immure [ih-myoo r]

verb (used with object), immured, immuring.
1. to enclose within walls.
2. to shut in; seclude or confine.
3. to imprison.
4. to build into or entomb in a wall.
5. Obsolete. to surround with walls; fortify.

Origin: 1575-85; < Medieval Latin immūrāre, equivalent to Latin im- im-+ -mūrāre, verbal derivative of mūrus wall (cf. mural )

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