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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cauterize  \Cau"ter*ize\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Cauterized};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Cauterizing}.]  [L.  cauterizare  Gr  ?,  fr  a 
  branding  iron:  cf  F.  caut['e]rised..  See  {cauter}.] 
  1.  To  burn  or  sear  with  a  cautery  or  caustic.  --Dunglison. 
 
  2.  To  sear,  as  the  conscience.  --Jer.  Taylor. 




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