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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Percuss  \Per*cuss"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Percussed};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Percussing}.]  [L.  percussus  p.  p.  of  percutere  per 
  +  quatere  to  shake,  strike.  See  {Quash}.] 
  To  strike  smartly;  to  strike  upon  or  against;  as  to  percuss 
  the  chest  in  medical  examination. 
  Flame  percussed  by  air  giveth  a  noise.  --Bacon. 

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