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- v. To strip of flesh; to excarnate.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To clear of flesh; to excarnate.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To deprive of flesh; free from flesh.
Latin ex out + carnificatus, past participle carnificare to carnify; compare Latin excarnificare to tear to pieces, torment. See carnify. (Wiktionary)
"though I did excarnificate his sides," would not stir until a gentleman of the court drew his rapier and ran him to the "buttock."