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- n. the act of scarifying - of raking the ground harshly to remove weeds etc
- n. a medieval form of penance in which the skin was damaged with a knife or hot iron
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of scarifying.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In surgery, the act of scarifying; the operation of making several superficial incisions in a part, as for the purpose of taking away blood or serum.
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