Meaning of expeditate

ex•ped•i•tate

Pronunciation: (ek-sped'i-tāt"), [key]
— -tat•ed, -tat•ing.
  1. to cut off the pads or claws of (an animal, esp. a dog) in order to inhibit deer chasing.
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