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- v. Alternative spelling of ostracize.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. Same as ostracize.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- See ostracize.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. avoid speaking to or dealing with
- v. expel from a community or group
From Ancient Greek ὀστρακίζω (ostrakizō, "I ostracize, banish by voting with pot shards"), from ὄστρακον (ostrakon, "clay pot"). (Wiktionary)