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  • n. The act of removing or beating out the brains.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of removing or beating out the brains.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of removing or beating out the brains; specifically, in obstetrics, the removal of the brain of the child to facilitate delivery. Also called eccephalosis.

Etymologies

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Latin excerebratus deprived of brains; ex out + cerebrum brain.

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