occecation

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin occaecatio, from occaecare to make blind; ob + caecare to blind, from caecus blind.

Noun[edit]

occecation (uncountable)

  1. The act of making blind, or the state of being blind.
    This inward occecation. — Bishop Hall.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.