exilition

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin exilīre +‎ -tion.

Noun[edit]

exilition (uncountable)

  1. (obsolete) The act of suddenly jumping up or out.
    • 1646, Thomas Browne, Pseudodoxia Epidemica, II.5:
      From Salt-petre proceedeth the force and the report; for Sulphur and Small-coal mixed will not take fire with noise, or exilition [...].