verb (used without object), rus·ti·cat·ed, rus·ti·cat·ing.
verb (used with object), rus·ti·cat·ed, rus·ti·cat·ing.
Origin of rusticate
Examples from the Web for rusticate
For four months the most energetic man in the Army was able to rusticate.Sir John French|Cecil Chisholm
When we rusticate in the wilds we take a troop of friends along.Johnstone of the Border|Harold Bindloss
Many Oporto families own country-houses in the Minho, and rusticate there very pleasantly for a month or two in early fall.
They sent her down to rusticate somewhere at the end of the season.Guy Livingstone;|George A. Lawrence
He told me that he was on the look-out for a quiet, unfrequented place on the sea-shore, where he might rusticate and sketch.
British Dictionary definitions for rusticate
Word Origin for rusticate
Word Origin and History for rusticate
1650s, from Latin rusticatus, past participle of rusticarti "to live in the country" (see rustication). Related: Rusticated; rusticating.