- To burn (the surface of) to dryness and hardness; to cauterize; to expose to a degree of heat such as changes the color or the hardness and texture of the surface; to scorch; to make callous; as, to sear the skin or flesh. Also used figuratively.
- The catch in a gunlock by which the hammer is held cocked or half cocked.
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- Scorched; cauterized; hence, figuratively, insensible; not susceptible to moral influences.