from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To castrate.
- v. To render weak or unmanly.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To emasculate; to dispossess of manhood.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To emasculate; castrate.
The Pope offered a hundred marks in Latin to who should eviscerate or evirate him, -- poisons very potent, whereat the Italians are handy, -- so apostolic and desperate a doctor is Doctor Glaston! so acute in his quiddities, and so resolute in his bearing!