The Collaborative International Dictionary
Ablaqueate \Ab*la"que*ate\, v. t. [L. ablaqueatus, p. p. of.
ablaqueare; fr. ab + laqueus a noose.]
To lay bare, as the roots of a tree. [Obs.]
vb. (context transitive obsolete English) To lay bare, as the roots of a tree, by loosening or removing soil. (Attested from around (1350 to 1470) until the mid 18th century.)(R:SOED5: page=5)