Clar"i*fy (?), v. t. [imp.
& p. p. Clarified (?); p. pr. & vb.
n. Clarifying.] [F. clarifier, from L.
clarificare; clarus clear + facere to make.
See Clear, and Fact.] 1. To
make clear or bright by freeing from feculent matter; to
defecate; to fine; -- said of liquids, as wine or sirup.
"Boiled and clarified." Ure.
2. To make clear; to free from
obscurities; to brighten or illuminate.
To clarify his reason, and to rectify his
3. To glorify. [Obs.]
Fadir, clarifie thi name.
Wyclif (John ii. 28).
Clar"i*fy, v. i. 1.
To grow or become clear or transparent; to become free from
feculent impurities, as wine or other liquid under
2. To grow clear or bright; to clear
Whosoever hath his mind fraught with many
thoughts, his wits and understanding do clarify and break
up in the discoursing with another.