(?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Decocted; p. pr. & vb. n. Decocting.] [L. decoctus, p. p. of decoquere to boil down; de- + coquere to cook, boil. See Cook to decoct.] 1. To prepare by boiling; to digest in hot or boiling water; to extract the strength or flavor of by boiling; to make an infusion of.
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2. To prepare by the heat of the stomach for assimilation; to digest; to concoct.
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3. To warm, strengthen, or invigorate, as if by boiling. [R.] "Decoct their cold blood." Shak.
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