Definitions

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  • n. Alternative form of madefication.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of madefying, or making wet; the state of that which is made wet.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of making wet; a soaking; saturation.

Etymologies

Latin madefacere ("to make wet"). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • He bade Hester be silent, who indeed was as dumb as a mouse, poor thing! he told Aunt Lambert (who was indulging in that madefaction of pocket-handkerchiefs which I have before described), and with something like an imprecation, that the women were all against him, and pimps (he called them) for one another; and frantically turning round to Jack, asked what was his view in the matter?

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  • (Obsolete) The action or process of making something wet or moist; an instance of this.

    *watching to see how many "don't like" lists this ends up on* ;-)

    February 20, 2008