eccoriate Meaning, Definition & Usage

Ec*co"ri*ate transitive verb
L. excoriare; ex out + corium hide. cf. Scourge; see Cuirass.
imperfect & past participle Excoriated ;present participle & verbal noun excoriating
  1. To strip or wear off the skin of; to abrade; to gall; to break and remove the cuticle of, in any manner, as by rubbing, beating, or by the action of acrid substances.

Webster 1913