Emirate vs Evirate - What's the difference?

emirate | evirate |


As a noun emirate

is .

As a verb evirate is

to castrate.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

emirate

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A country ruled by an emir.
  • The office of an emir.
  • See also

    * United Arab Emirates

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    evirate

    English

    Verb

  • To castrate.
  • * , II.3.2:
  • Some philosophers and divines have evirated themselves, and put out their eyes voluntarily, the better to contemplate.
  • * 1846 , (Walter Savage Landor), J. Forster (editor), The works of Walter Savage Landor ,
  • The pope offered a hundred marks in Latin to who should eviscerate or evirate him (poisons very potent, whereat the Italians are handy), so apostolic and desperate a doctor is Dr. Glaston, — so acute in his quiddities, and so resolute in his bearing!
  • To render weak or unmanly.
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