In*car"cer*ate (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Incarcerated (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Incarcerating (?).] [Pref. in- in + L. carceratus, p. p. of carcerare to imprison, fr. carcer prison.]


To imprison; to confine in a jail or prison.


To confine; to shut up or inclose; to hem in.

Incarcerated hernia Med., hernia in which the constriction can not be easily reduced.


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In*car"cer*ate (?), a.


Dr. H. More.


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