IMBO'SOM, v.t. s as z. [in and bosom.] To hold in the bosom; to cover fondly with the folds of one's garment.

1. To hold in nearness or intimacy.

--The Father infinite,

By whom in bliss imbosomed sat the Son.

2. To admit to the heart or affection; to caress.

But glad desire, his late imbosom'd guest--

3. To inclose in the midst; to surround.

Villages imbosomed soft in trees--

4. To inclose in the midst; to cover; as pearls imbosomed in the deep.