Exscinding
Exscind Ex*scind", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Exscinded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Exscinding}.] [L. exscindere; ex out, from + scindere to cut.] To cut off; to separate or expel from union; to extirpate. --Barrow. [1913 Webster]

The second presbytery of Philadelphia was also exscinded by that Assembly. --Am. Cyc. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • exscinding — v. cut out; cut off …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Exscind — Ex*scind , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Exscinded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Exscinding}.] [L. exscindere; ex out, from + scindere to cut.] To cut off; to separate or expel from union; to extirpate. Barrow. [1913 Webster] The second presbytery of Philadelphia… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Exscinded — Exscind Ex*scind , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Exscinded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Exscinding}.] [L. exscindere; ex out, from + scindere to cut.] To cut off; to separate or expel from union; to extirpate. Barrow. [1913 Webster] The second presbytery of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dissection — /dasekshan/ The act of cutting into pieces an animal or vegetable for the purpose of ascertaining the structure and use of its parts. The anatomical examination of a dead body by cutting into pieces or exscinding one or more parts or organs. The… …   Black's law dictionary

  • dissection — /dasekshan/ The act of cutting into pieces an animal or vegetable for the purpose of ascertaining the structure and use of its parts. The anatomical examination of a dead body by cutting into pieces or exscinding one or more parts or organs. The… …   Black's law dictionary

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