Obduce Ob*duce", v. t. [L. obducere, obductum; ob (see Ob-) + ducere to lead.] To draw over, as a covering. [Obs.] --Sir M. Hale. [1913 Webster]

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  • obduce — /ob dooh see, dyooh /, v. imp. (in prescriptions) cover; conceal; coat. [1650 60; < L] * * * …   Universalium

  • obduce — ob·duce …   English syllables

  • obduce — äbˈd(y)üs transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: Latin obducere, from ob toward, over + ducere to draw, lead more at ob , tow : to cover with : draw over : envelop in …   Useful english dictionary

  • Obduct — Ob*duct , v. t. [See {Obduce}.] To draw over; to cover. [Obs.] Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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