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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Defecate  \Def"e*cate\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Defecated};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Defecating}.] 
  1.  To  clear  from  impurities,  as  lees,  dregs,  etc.;  to 
  clarify;  to  purify;  to  refine. 
 
  To  defecate  the  dark  and  muddy  oil  of  amber. 
  --Boyle. 
 
  2.  To  free  from  extraneous  or  polluting  matter;  to  clear;  to 
  purify,  as  from  that  which  materializes. 
 
  We  defecate  the  notion  from  materiality.  --Glanvill. 
 
  Defecated  from  all  the  impurities  of  sense  --Bp. 
  Warburton 




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