embracery

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(em brāsə rē)


Inflections of 'embracery' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": embraceries

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
em•brac•er•y  (em brāsə rē),USA pronunciation n., pl.  -er•ies. [Law.]
  1. Lawan attempt to influence a judge or jury by corrupt means, as by bribery, threats, or promises.
Also,  imbracery. 
  • late Middle English embracerie. See embrace2, -ery 1400–50

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