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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of rusticating, or the state of being rusticated; residence, especially forced residence, in the country; in universities and colleges, the punishment of a student for some offense by compelling him to leave the institution, and sometimes also compelling him to reside for a time in some other specified place.
  • noun In architecture, that species of masonry called rustic work (which see, under rustic).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act of rusticating, or the state of being rusticated; specifically, the punishment of a student for some offense, by compelling him to leave the institution for a time.
  • noun (Arch.) Rustic work.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun the act of rusticating (transitive verb sense)
  • noun the act of being rusticated (intransitive verb sense)
  • noun UK, military the process of posting a person or relocating a unit from London (or a command HQ) to elsewhere in the country.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the action of retiring to and living in the country
  • noun the construction of masonry or brickwork in a rustic manner
  • noun temporary dismissal of a student from a university
  • noun the condition naturally attaching to life in the country
  • noun banishment into the country

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