defecate englannista suomeksi
To purify, to clean of dregs etc.
(quote-book) I ſhall add, that proſecuting a hint a happened to meet with in the diſcourſe of a wandering chymiſt, I practiſed a way ſo to defecate the dark and muddy oil of amber drawn ''per ſe'', that a pretty proportion of it would come over ſo tranſparent and finely coloured, that the experiment did not a little pleaſe thoſe I ſhewed it to.|year=1744|author=(w)|type=compilation|original=Certain phyſiological eſsays and other tracts written at diſtant times, and on ſeveral occaſions by the honourable Robert Boyle ; wherein ſome of the tracts are enlarged by experiments and the work is increaſed by the addition of a diſcourse about the abſolute reſt in bodies.|url=http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A28944.0001.001|by=(w)|coauthors=Thomas Birch|editor=(w)|title=The Works of the Honourable Robert Boyle: In Five Volumes : to which is Prefixed, the Life of the Author|volume=1|section=part VI: Certain Physiological Essays, and other tracts written at diſtant Times, eſsay 7: The Hiſtory of Fluidity and Firmneſs, the ſecond part: of Firmneſs|pageurl=https://books.google.com.sg/books?id=_-J2h0qXP30C&pg=265|page=265
- Some are of opinion that such fat, standing waters make the best beer, and that seething doth defecate it ….
To purge; to pass (something) as excrement.
1699, (w), ''Spiritual Perfection, unfolded and enforced''
- Till the soul be defecate from the dregs of sense.