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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Castrate  \Cas"trate\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Castrated};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Castrating}.]  [L.  castrarus  p;  p.  of  castrare  to 
  castrate,  asin  to  Skr.  [,c]astra  knife.] 
  1.  To  deprive  of  the  testicles;  to  emasculate;  to  geld;  to 
  alter. 
 
  2.  To  cut  or  take  out  esp.  to  remove  anything  erroneous,  or 
  objectionable  from  as  the  obscene  parts  of  a  writing;  to 
  expurgate. 
 
  My  .  .  .  correspondent  .  .  .  has  sent  me  the 
  following  letter,  which  I  have  castrated  in  some 
  places.  --Spectator. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  castrated 
  adj  :  deprived  of  sexual  capacity  or  sexual  attributes  [syn:  {unsexed}] 
  [ant:  {uncastrated}] 




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