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Definitions

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  • n. The formation of an abscess; inflammation; suppuration
  • n. An abscess; an imposthume.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of forming an abscess; state of being inflamed; suppuration.
  • n. An abscess; an imposthume.

Etymologies

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See apostemation.

Examples

  • The imposthumation is supposed to have proceeded, not from his fall last year, but from a blow with a tennis-ball some years ago.

    Letters of Horace Walpole 01

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