from The Century Dictionary.
- noun See abbacinate, abbacination.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- transitive verb rare To blind by a red-hot metal plate held before the eyes.
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- verb transitive, rare To
blindby holding a red-hotmetal rod or plate before the eyes
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- verb blind by holding a red-hot metal plate before someone's eyes
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From Late Latin abacinātus, perfect passive participle of abacinō; possibly formed from ab ("off") + bacīnum ("a basin") or bacīnus. Probably cognate with modern Italian abbacinare ("to dazzle").
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