Webster 1913 Edition
imp. & p. p.
p. pr. & vb. n.
To fasten to a cross; to put to death by nailing the hands and feet to a cross or gibbet.
They cried, saying,
Luke xxiii. 21.
To destroy the power or ruling influence of; to subdue completely; to mortify.
They that are Christ’s have
crucifiedthe flesh, with the affections and lusts.
Gal. v. 24.
To vex or torment.
Beau. & FL.
Webster 1828 Edition
1.To nail to a cross; to put to death by nailing the hands and feet to a cross or gibbet, sometimes anciently, by fastening a criminal to a tree, with cords.
But they cried, crucify him, crucify him. Luke 23.
2.In scriptural language, to subdue; to mortify; to destroy the power or ruling influence of.
They that are Christs have crucified the flesh, with the affections and lusts. Galatians 5.
3.To reject and despise.
They crucify to themselves the Son of God afresh. Hebrews 6.
To be crucified with Christ, is to become dead to the law and to sin, and to have indwelling corruption subdued. Galatians 2 and 6.
4.To vex or torment. [Not used.]