Definitions for abacinate
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To blind by holding a red-hot metal rod or plate before the eyes
Origin: From abacinatus, perfect passive participle of abacino; possibly formed from ab + bacinum or bacinus. Probably cognate with modern Italian abbacinare.
to blind by a red-hot metal plate held before the eyes
Origin: [LL. abacinatus, p. p. of abacinare; ab off + bacinus a basin.]
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