Loricating
Loricate Lor"i*cate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Loricated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Loricating}.] [L. loricatus, p. p. of loricare to clothe in mail, to cover with plastering, fr. lorica a leather cuirass, a plastering, fr. lorum thong.] To cover with some protecting substance, as with lute[1], a crust, coating, or plates. [1913 Webster]

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  • Loricate — Lor i*cate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Loricated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Loricating}.] [L. loricatus, p. p. of loricare to clothe in mail, to cover with plastering, fr. lorica a leather cuirass, a plastering, fr. lorum thong.] To cover with some protecting… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Loricated — Loricate Lor i*cate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Loricated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Loricating}.] [L. loricatus, p. p. of loricare to clothe in mail, to cover with plastering, fr. lorica a leather cuirass, a plastering, fr. lorum thong.] To cover with some… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lorication — Lor i*ca tion, n. [L. loricatio.] The act of loricating; the protecting substance put on; a covering of scales or plates. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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