Grassation Gras*sa"tion, n. [L. grassatio, from grassari to go about.] A wandering about with evil intentions; a rioting. [Obs. & R.] --Feltham. [1913 Webster]

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  • Grassation — Grassation, lat. dtsch. (von grassari, grassiren, überhandnehmen, streifen, wüthen), das Wüthen; Ueberhandnehmen …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

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