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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Castigate \Cas"ti*gate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Castigated; p. pr. & vb. n. Castigating.] [L. castigatus, p. p. of castigare to correct, punish; castus pure, chaste + agere to move, drive. See Caste, and cf. Chasten.] 1. To punish by stripes; to chastise by blows; to chasten; also, to chastise verbally; to reprove; to criticise severely. [1913 Webster] 2. To emend; to correct. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]