Definition for EM'BRO-CATE

EM'BRO-CATE, v.t. [Gr. εμβρεχω, βρεχω, to moisten, to rain; It. embroccare.]

In surgery and medicine, to moisten and rub a diseased of the body with a liquid substance, as with spirit, oil, &c., by means of a cloth or spunge. Coxe. Encyc.

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