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wictionary.com wrote:From Latin ablaqueātus (“loosened, dug up”), past participle of ablaqueō (“to disentangle”), formed from ab- + laqueō (“noose”).
So, if this comes from noose, how did it get to be taking away dirt? Shouldn't it be "take someone down from the scaffold"?
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