Amputating
Amputate Am"pu*tate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Amputated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Amputating}.] [L. amputatus, p. p. of amputare: amb- + putare to prune, putus clean, akin to E. pure. See {Putative}.] 1. To prune or lop off, as branches or tendrils. [1913 Webster]

2. (Surg.) To cut off (a limb or projecting part of the body). --Wiseman. [1913 Webster]


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