attaminate


attaminate
aˈttaminate, v. Obs.—0
[f. L. attāmināt- ppl. stem of attāmināre: see prec.]
‘To defile, also to meddle with.’ Blount Glossogr. 1681.

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  • Attaminate — At*tam i*nate, v. t. [L. attaminare; ad + root of tangere. See {Contaminate}.] To corrupt; to defile; to contaminate. [Obs.] Blount. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Attame — At*tame , v. t. [OF. atamer, from Latin. See {Attaminate}.] 1. To pierce; to attack. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. To broach; to begin. [1913 Webster] And right anon his tale he hath attamed. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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