Immure

Noun

  • (obsolete) A wall; an enclosure.

Verb

  • (transitive) To cloister, confine, imprison: to lock up behind walls.
  • (transitive, crystallography and geology, of a growing crystal) To trap or capture (an impurity); chiefly in the participial adjective immured and gerund or gerundial noun immuring.
  • (transitive) To put or bury within a wall.

    "John's body was immured Thursday in the mausoleum."

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