Middle English Dictionary Entry

imbeuen v.
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1.
(a) To initiate (sb. in the Christian faith), teach; ~ with; (b) med. & surg. to keep (sores) wet with humors or pus; ppl. imbeued, of a substance: soaked, saturated; of a liquid: having soaked in, absorbed.