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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Eccoriate  \Ec*co"ri*ate\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Excoriated};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {excoriating}.]  [L.  excoriare;  ex  out  +  corium 
  hide.  cf  {Scourge};  see  {Cuirass}.] 
  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.