Scarify

Definition of Scarify

Scar´i`fy
v. t.1.(Med.) To scratch or cut the skin of; esp. (Med.), to make small incisions in, by means of a lancet or scarificator, so as to draw blood from the smaller vessels without opening a large vein.
[imp. & p. p. Scarified ; p. pr. & vb. n. Scarifying .]
2.(Agric.) To stir the surface soil of, as a field.

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