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cauter


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cauter  \Cau"ter\,  n.  [F.  caut[`e]re,  L.  cauterium,  fr  Gr  ?  a 
  branding  iron,  fr  ?  to  burn.  Cf  {Caustic},  {Cautery}.] 
  A  hot  iron  for  searing  or  cauterizing.  --Minsheu. 




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