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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Eclipse  \E*clipse"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Eclipsed};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Eclipsing}.] 
  1.  To  cause  the  obscuration  of  to  darken  or  hide;  --  said  of 
  a  heavenly  body;  as  the  moon  eclipses  the  sun. 
 
  2.  To  obscure,  darken,  or  extinguish  the  beauty,  luster, 
  honor,  etc.,  of  to  sully;  to  cloud;  to  throw  into  the 
  shade  by  surpassing.  ``His  eclipsed  state.''  --Dryden. 
 
  My  joy  of  liberty  is  half  eclipsed.  --Shak. 




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