Ec*co"ri*ate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Excoriated; p. pr. & vb. n. excoriating.] [L. excoriare; ex out + corium hide. cf. Scourge; see Cuirass.] To strip or wear off the skin of; to abrade; to gall; to break and remove the cuticle of, in any manner, as by rubbing, beating, or by the action of acrid substances.
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