Ex*co`ri*a"tion (?), n. [Cf. F. excoriation.]

1.

The act of excoriating or flaying, or state of being excoriated, or stripped of the skin; abrasion.

2.

Stripping of possession; spoliation.

[Obs.]

A pitiful excoriation of the poorer sort. Howell.

 

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