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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: purgation(0.01060 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to purgation.
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: purging the body by the use of a cathartic to stimulate
evacuation of the bowels [syn: catharsis, katharsis]
2: a ceremonial cleansing from defilement or uncleanness by the
performance of appropriate rites [syn: purification]
3: the act of clearing yourself (or another) from some stigma
or charge [syn: purge, purging]
English → English (gcide)
Purgation \Pur*ga"tion\, n. [L. purgatio: cf. F. purgation. See
1. The act of purging; the act of clearing, cleansing, or
putifying, by separating and carrying off impurities, or
whatever is superfluous; the evacuation of the bowels.
2. (Law) The clearing of one's self from a crime of which one
was publicly suspected and accused. It was either
canonical, which was prescribed by the canon law, the form
whereof used in the spiritual court was, that the person
suspected take his oath that he was clear of the matter
objected against him, and bring his honest neighbors with
him to make oath that they believes he swore truly; or
vulgar, which was by fire or water ordeal, or by combat.
See Ordeal. --Wharton.
Let him put me to my purgation. --Shak.