Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Roasting, baking.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A roasting.

Etymologies

From French assation, from Latin assare ("to roast"). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Of this digestion there be three differences — maturation, elixation, assation.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

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