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  • n. The act of kicking.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Act of kicking.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of kicking. See recalcitration.


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  • Dislocation backward, also, as in the case of the elbow, may be reduced by moderate extension, and to either side, either by flexion or calcitration, but also by moderate extension.

    On The Articulations

  • There were signs of calcitration in the churchwarden, when he perceived whither I was leading him.

    Annals of a Quiet Neighbourhood

  • The modes of reduction are these: by flexion at the knee, or by sudden calcitration, or having rolled a swathe into a ball, and fixed it in the ham, the patient’s body is to be suddenly dropped on its bended knees.

    On The Articulations


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