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Meaning of ABSTERGE

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ab*sterge\, v. t. [L. abstergere, abstersum; ab, abs +
tergere to wipe. Cf. F absterger.]
To make clean by wiping; to wipe away; to cleanse; hence, to
purge. [R.] --Quincy.

 

 

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