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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Defecate \Def"e*cate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Defecated; p. pr. & vb. n. Defecating.] 1. To clear from impurities, as lees, dregs, etc.; to clarify; to purify; to refine. [1913 Webster] To defecate the dark and muddy oil of amber. --Boyle. [1913 Webster] 2. To free from extraneous or polluting matter; to clear; to purify, as from that which materializes. [1913 Webster] We defecate the notion from materiality. --Glanvill. [1913 Webster] Defecated from all the impurities of sense. --Bp. Warburton. [1913 Webster]