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Depauperate

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To Depaúperate. v.a. [depaupero, Lat.] To make poor; to impoverish; to consume.

Liming does not depauperate; the ground will last long, and bear large grain. Mortimer's Husbandry.

Great evacuations, which carry off the nutritious humours, depauperate the blood. Arbuthnot on Aliments.

Sources: Arbuthnot, John (227) · Mortimer, John (62)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Depauperate." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: November 29, 2012. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=4433.


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