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Eccoriate

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Eccoriate

to strip or wear off the skin of; to abrade; to gall; to break and remove the cuticle of, in any manner, as by rubbing, beating, or by the action of acrid substances.

Origin: L. Excoriare; ex out _ corium hide. Cf. Scourge; see cuirass.