- verbblind by holding a red-hot metal plate before someone's eyes-
The prisoners were abacinated by their captors• Hypernyms: ↑blind• Verb Frames:-
Somebody ——s somebody
* * *abacinate, v. rare—0.(əˈbæsɪneɪt)To blind by placing hot irons, or metal plates, in front of the eyes.
Useful english dictionary. 2012.
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Abacinate — A*bac i*nate ([.a]*b[a^]s [i^]*n[=a]t), v. t. [LL. abacinatus, p. p. of abacinare; ab off + bacinus a basin.] To blind by a red hot metal plate held before the eyes. [R.] [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
abacinate — verb To blind by holding a red hot metal rod or plate before the eyes … Wiktionary
abacinate — v. blind someone by using red hot metal irons close to the eyes … English contemporary dictionary
abacinate — To blind by putting a hot copper basin near someone s eyes … Grandiloquent dictionary
abacinate — Same as abbacinate … Ballentine's law dictionary