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expeditate

[ek-sped-i-teyt] /ɛkˈspɛd ɪˌteɪt/
verb (used with object), expeditated, expeditating.
1.
to cut off the pads or claws of (an animal, especially a dog) in order to inhibit deer chasing.
Origin
1495-1505
1495-1505; < Medieval Latin expeditātus (past participle of expeditāre), equivalent to Latin ex- ex-1 + pedit- (stem of pedes) one who goes on foot + -ātus -ate1
Related forms
expeditation, noun
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