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- v. To cleanse.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To cleanse.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To cleanse; make clean; purify.
- To do something by way of cleansing.
Poultices made from the herb are applied to cleanse and heal chronic sores, which, as Gerard teaches, "they do scour and mundify."
The same in Powder, and a Lotion made thereof, is much used by the Savages, to mundify old Ulcers, and for several other Uses; being highly esteem'd among them.
A New Voyage to Carolina; Containing the Exact Description and Natural History of That Country: Together with the Present State Thereof. And A Journal of a Thousand Miles, Travel'd Thro' Several Nations of Indians. Giving a Particular Account of Their Customs, Manners, &c.
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