Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To render smooth; polish.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb obsolete To render smooth; to polish.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb obsolete To render smooth; to polish.

Etymologies

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Latin elimatus, past participle of elimare to file up; e out + limare to file, from lima file.

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