from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Imposthumated.
  • transitive v. To apostemate; to form an imposthume or abscess.
  • transitive v. To affect with an imposthume or abscess.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • etc. See impostumate, etc.


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  • The specimens of local and ephemeral poetry that were printed in the colonial press in succeeding years make it easy to comprehend the failure of the project: the villanously rhymed effusions fairly imposthumate all the ribald vulgarity of the times; coarseness and dulness of subject and thought being rivalled only by the super-coarseness of the verbiage.

    Customs and Fashions in Old New England


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