Excreate
Excreate Ex"cre*ate, v. t. [L. excreare, exsreare; ex out + screare to hawk.] To spit out; to discharge from the throat by hawking and spitting. [Obs.] --Cockeram. [1913 Webster]

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  • excreate — † excreˈate, v. Obs. 0 [f. L. ex(s)creāt , ppl. stem of ex(s)cre āre to spit out by coughing (f. ex out + scre āre to hawk, hem) + ate3.] trans. To cough or hawk up; to spit out. 1623–6 in Cockeram. 1721–1800 in Bailey; whence in mod. Dicts …   Useful english dictionary

  • Excreable — Ex cre*a*ble, a. [L. excreabilis, exscreabilis, fr. exscreare. See {Excreate}.] Capable of being discharged by spitting. [Obs.] Swift. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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