Definition for EM'BERS

EM'BERS, n. [plur. Sax. æmyrian; Scot. ameris, aumers; Ice. einmyria.]

Small coals of fire with ashes; the residuum of wood, coal, or other combustibles not extinguished; cinders. He rakes hot embers, and renews the fires. Dryden. It is used by Colebrooke in the singular. He takes a lighted ember out of the covered vessel. Asiat. Res. vii. 234.

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