Mac"u*late (?), v. t. [L. maculatus, p. p. of maculare to spot. See Macula, and cf. Macule, v.]

To spot; to stain; to blur.

Maculate the honor of their people. Sir T. Elyot.


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Mac"u*late (?), a. [L. maculatus, p. p.]

Marked with spots or maculae; blotched; hence, defiled; impure; as, most maculate thoughts.



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