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From Latin excaecatus, perfect passive participle of excaecare (to blind), from ex (intensifier) + caecare (to blind), caecus (blind).


excecate (third-person singular simple present excecates, present participle excecating, simple past and past participle excecated)

  1. (obsolete) To blind.
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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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for excecate in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)