indurate-v; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: become established or habitual

Through custom, it has indurated that a one shilling mass is sold by the blind

VerbNet: NM
FrameNet: NM
PropBank: indurate.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 4

Sense Number 2: make or become harder

At autopsy, the dura of the anterior falx cerebri was indurated and thickened.
Cutaneous lesions are indurated and between 1 and 10 cm in size.
We compare ourselves to a corpus indurated with disease.
I would compare it with golden wings affixed to a body indurated by poison.
It was full of soil that had been indurated by extremes of climate.
Extreme heat indurates clay.

VerbNet: other_cos-45.4
FrameNet: Change_of_consistency,Cause_change_of_consistency
PropBank: indurate.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2, 3