Depredated
Depredate Dep"re*date, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Depredated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Depredating}.] [L. depraedatus, p. p. of depraedari to plunder; de- + praedari to plunder, praeda plunder, prey. See {Prey}.] To subject to plunder and pillage; to despoil; to lay waste; to prey upon. [1913 Webster]

It makes the substance of the body . . . less apt to be consumed and depredated by the spirits. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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