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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Percuss \Per*cuss"\ (p[~e]r*k[u^]s"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Percussed; p. pr. & vb. n. Percussing.] [L. percussus, p. p. of percutere; per + quatere to shake, strike. See Quash.] To strike smartly; to strike upon or against; as, to percuss the chest in medical examination. [1913 Webster] Flame percussed by air giveth a noise. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]