Mac"u*late (?), v. t. [L. maculatus, p. p. of maculare to spot. See Macula, and cf. Macule, v.]
To spot; to stain; to blur.
Maculate the honor of their people.
Sir T. Elyot.
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Mac"u*late (?), a. [L. maculatus, p. p.]
Marked with spots or maculae; blotched; hence, defiled; impure; as, most maculate thoughts.
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