Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To overthrow.
- To make (the soles) sore by walking; bruise or batter by travel.
- v. obsolete To bruise, hurt (the feet, hooves etc.) from walking.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. obsolete To make sore or bruise, as the feet by travel.
- v. obsolete To harass; to fatigue.
- Back-formation from surbated. (Wiktionary)
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