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  • n. The removal of fruit stones.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A depriving of bone or of fruit stones.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of exossating, or depriving of bones or of any similar hard substance; the state of being so deprived.


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  • The faulty despotism in symbols amounting in the title-page to the, and occasionally, irregular unmodified lines of the inanimate, sometimes as the effect of rigidity and sometimes of exossation like a wet tendon.

    Letter to C. A. Tulk


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