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If he amputate the disordered member, it is to save the life.

They could not operate on Rochard and amputate his leg, as they wanted to do.

Pity one could not amputate her head, it would make a good woman of her.

We'll just put him to sleep for a minute while I amputate a leg.

It was necessary for old Doc Robbins to amputate both at the shoulders.

Occasionally varied, with mock refinement, to amputate your mahogany.

Amputate, if it is necessary; cut to the very heart, if you will.

Because Major Cutemup is here, and when he begins to amputate it is hard to get him to stop.

Because, in 1787, an architect was found who considered it well to "amputate" the old one.

We had to amputate his arms and ribs practically to his spinal column.

WORD ORIGIN

1630s, back-formation from amputation or else from Latin amputatus, past participle of amputare "to cut off, to prune." Related: Amputated; amputating.

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