Castrate

Definition of Castrate

Cas´trate
v. t.1.To deprive of the testicles; to emasculate; to geld; to alter.
[imp. & p. p. Castrated; p. pr. & vb. n. Castrating.]
2.To cut or take out; esp. to remove anything erroneous, or objectionable from, as the obscene parts of a writing; to expurgate.
My . . . correspondent . . . has sent me the following letter, which I have castrated in some places.
- Spectator.

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