verb (used without object), rus·ti·cat·ed, rus·ti·cat·ing.
verb (used with object), rus·ti·cat·ed, rus·ti·cat·ing.
- rustic joint,
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.
Word Origin for rusticate
1650s, from Latin rusticatus, past participle of rusticarti "to live in the country" (see rustication). Related: Rusticated; rusticating.