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Definition of the verb absterge

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verb - inflections: absterged | absterging | absterges

  1. [transitive] To make clean by wiping; to wipe away; to cleanse; hence, to purge.

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Google previewA Dictionary Of The English Language; In Which The Words Are Deduced From Their Originals; And Illustrated In Their Different Significations, By Examples From The Best Writers: Together With A History of the Language, and an English Grammar (1818)

by Samuel Johnson

To ABSTERGE. v. a. [ abstergo ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Entomology (2011)

ABSTERGE Trans.Verb. (Latin, abstergere < ab= away + tergere = to wipe.) To expunge; to wipe away; to clean.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

Among Ecclesiastical writers, the word is also used for a person excommunicated , * To ABSTERGE, v. n. [_abstergo, Latin.] To cleanse by wiping ; to wipe. » ABSTERGENT, adj. Cleansing; having B cleansing quality. Abstercents, or abstersive ...

Google previewDictionary of Music and Musicians (1895)

(A.D. 1450-1889) by Sir George Grove, John Alexander Fuller-Maitland

from 'Absterge Do- Han blest no doubt, lit tune. Let God arise. 2nd do.

Google previewA dictionary of the English language. Abstracted from the folio ed. by the author (1802)

by Samuel Johnson

ABSTERGE, v. a. [lUm, Lat.] ...

Google previewThe Royal English Dictionary ... The Fourth Edition Improved; to which are Added, the Lives of Several Eminent Modern Writers (1771)

by Daniel Fenning

To ABSTERGE, V. Ačt. [abstergo, Lat. to wipe off] to wipe clean, to cleanse : used mostly by medical writers. ABSTERGENT, Part. pref. [abstergens, Lat.] endued with a cleanfing quality: used fubstantively in medicine, it signifies medicines ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language, in which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals ... (1778)

To ABSTERGE. v. a. cleanse by wiping. A BSTERGENT. a. Cleansing; having a cleansing quality. To ABSTERCE. [See Anster c 2.] ...

Google previewA dictionary of the English language ... Abstracted from the folio edition ... To this edition are added, a History of the English language, the author's preface to the folio, and a considerable number of words, none of which are contained in the London octavo. The second edition, carefully revised (1764)

To ABSTERGE. v. a. . [abstergo, Lat.] To cleanse by wiping. ABSTERGENT. a. Cleansing; having a cleanfing quality. - To ABSTERSE. [See Assteror.] To cleanse, to purify. Brown. - ABSTERSION. / [absterste, Lat.] The ad of cleansing Bacm.

Google previewA dictionary of the English language. Abstracted from the folio ed., by the author. To which is prefixed, an English grammar. To this ed. are added, a history of the English language [&c.]. (1768)

by Samuel Johnson

To ABSTERGE, v. a. [absiergt, Lit] To cleanse by wiping. A' BSTERGENT. ». Cleansing; havhnja cteans- inaoqualny. To ABSTERGE. [See A »»Ti«oi.] ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Rhymes (2016)

by James A. Colligan

Verge, absterge, emerge, dirge, urge, purge, surge, immerge, thaumaturge, gurge, diverge, scourge, serge. 100 Exergue, burgh. 101 Gorge, disgorge, reforge, forge, George. 102 Words ending with the sound of ch in teach. Catch, match ...

Google previewAn English-Irish Dictionary (1855)

by Daniel Foley

Absterge, e. a. 5km Le cumollc, cumoil., штор cin-noe. Abstergent, adj. бицепс, o ампер, cumallsseeò. Abstinence, s. ревешь. спор-баб, copö; pcoonclò; after long abstinence, de., clp mbelú lbúm u bpm), 5cm bîuò, фа. Ads, xxvii. 2l. Abstinent ...

Google previewRandom House Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2008)

by Random House

-erge, dirge, gurge, merge, purge, scourge, serge, splurge, spurge, surge, urge, verge; absterge, converge, deterge, diverge, emerge, immerge, resurge, submerge, upsurge; demiurge, dramaturge, reemerge, thaumaturge. -erm. See - irm. -ern.

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Scrabble value of A1B3S1T1E1R1G2E1

The value of this 8-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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