What does the word lacerate mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Laceration.

  • Part of speech: verb transitive

  • To tear raggedly; rend; harrow.

Usage examples for lacerate

  1. Blaze- trailing fuses vault the night's dim round, And shells and langrage lacerate the ground; Till all the tented plain, where heroes tread, Is torn with crags and cover'd with the dead. – The Columbiad by Joel Barlow