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embraceor

[em-brey-ser] /ɛmˈbreɪ sər/
noun, Law.
1.
a person guilty of embracery.
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English < Anglo-French; Middle French embraseor instigator, equivalent to embras(er) (see embrace2) + -eor < Latin -ātōr- -ator
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embraceor

/ɪmˈbreɪsə/
noun
1.
(criminal law) a person guilty of embracery
Word Origin
C15: from Old French embraseor, from embraser to instigate, literally: to set on fire, from braser to burn, from brese live coals
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