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abacinate

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v abacinate blind by holding a red-hot metal plate before someone's eyes "The prisoners were abacinated by their captors"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Abacinate ȧ*băs"ĭ*nāt To blind by a red-hot metal plate held before the eyes.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n abacinate See abbacinate, abbacination.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
LL. abacinatus, p. p. of abacinare,; ab, off + bacinus, a basin