Surbated
Surbate Sur*bate", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Surbated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Surbating}.] [F. solbatu, p. p., bruised (said of a horse's foot); sole a sole (of a horse's foot) + battu, p. p. of battre to beat.] 1. To make sore or bruise, as the feet by travel. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

Lest they their fins should bruise, and surbate sore Their tender feet upon the stony ground. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

Chalky land surbates and spoils oxen's feet. --Mortimer. [1913 Webster]

2. To harass; to fatigue. [Obs.] --Clarendon. [1913 Webster]


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  • Surbate — Sur*bate , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Surbated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Surbating}.] [F. solbatu, p. p., bruised (said of a horse s foot); sole a sole (of a horse s foot) + battu, p. p. of battre to beat.] 1. To make sore or bruise, as the feet by travel.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Surbating — Surbate Sur*bate , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Surbated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Surbating}.] [F. solbatu, p. p., bruised (said of a horse s foot); sole a sole (of a horse s foot) + battu, p. p. of battre to beat.] 1. To make sore or bruise, as the feet by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Surbet — Sur*bet , a. Surbated; bruised. [Obs.] Spenser. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fatigue — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Fatigue >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 fatigue fatigue Sgm: N 1 weariness weariness &c. 841 Sgm: N 1 yawning yawning drowsiness &c. 683 Sgm: N 1 lassitude lassitude tiredness fatigation| …   English dictionary for students

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