tabefy

Tabefy

Tab"e*fy\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tabefied; p. pr. & vb. n. Tabefying.] [L. tabere to waste away + -fy: cf. L. tabefacere to melt.] To cause to waste gradually, to emaciate. [R.] --Harvey.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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