Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To free from spots or blemishes; remove errors from; correct.

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

  • transitive verb obsolete To clear from spots or stains, or from any imperfection.

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

  • verb obsolete To clear from spots or stains, or from any imperfection.

Etymologies

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Latin emaculatus, past participle of emaculare to clear from spots. See maculate.

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