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defæcate (third-person singular simple present defæcates, present participle defæcating, simple past and past participle defæcated)

  1. Obsolete spelling of defecate
    • 1897, Jonathan Hutchinson and J. T. Conner, Cases Demonstrated at the Clinical Museum., in The Clinical Journal; volume IX, page 188:
      The peculiar form of constipation present, inability to defæcate, was one which was usually associated with loss of power in the legs, as in this case.