centesimation

Centesimation

Cen*tes`i*ma"tion\, n. [L. centesimore to take out or select every hundredth, fr. centesimus hundredth.] (Mil.) The infliction of the death penalty upon one person in every hundred, as in cases of mutiny.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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