embrown

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embrown (third-person singular simple present embrowns, present participle embrowning, simple past and past participle embrowned)

  1. (transitive) To make brown or dusky.
    • 1825, Walter Scott, The Talisman, A. L. Burt Company (1832?), 26:
      His features were small, well-formed, and delicate, though deeply embrowned by the Eastern sun, and terminated by a flowing and curled black beard, which seemed trimmed with peculiar care.
  2. (intransitive) To become brown or dusky.
  3. (transitive) To darken, make dark.
  4. (intransitive) To darken, become dark.