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immure (verb), immures; immured; immuring
1. To enclose or to confine someone against his or her will: Diana's brother was immured in jail for driving while intoxicated.
2. To close in something or to surround it with a wall: Where he was living in an isolated forest area, Brian's house and garden were immured for privacy and safety against intruders.
3. Etymology: directly from or via French emmurer; from Latin immurare, "to wall in"; from in, "in" + murus, "wall".
To enclose within walls; to shut in.
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To shut or to close off within walls; to imprison or to confine. (1)