Definition of Delope

1. Verb. (obsolete Irish British) To fire a gun into the air in order to end a duel. ¹



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Definition of Delope

1. to fire one's gun into the air during a duel [v DELOPED, DELOPING, DELOPES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Delope

delocalisations
delocalised
delocalization
delocalizations
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delocalized
delocalizes
delocalizing
deloft
delofted
delofting
delofts
delomorphic
delomorphous
deloo
delope (current term)
deloped
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delorazepam
deloryite
delos
deloul
delouls
delouse
deloused
delouser
delousers

Literary usage of Delope

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1. A Treatise on the Law of Bills of Exchange, Promissory Notes, Bank-notes and by Sir John Barnard Byles, Maurice Barnard Byles (1870)
"... there must be satisfaction (b). s"1 "'"""•'U Accord without satisfaction is no plea, and no action lies on an accord (c). . . ' _ ...*' delope ..."

2. A Geognostical Essay on the Superposition of Rocks in Both Hemispheres by Alexander von Humboldt (1823)
"... is found geographically connected with the tertiary formations of the islands opposite to the coast of Cumana, for instance, Gua- delope and Martinico. ..."

3. The Romance of Duelling in All Times and Countries by Andrew Steinmetz (1868)
"De Bergue then proposed to his second that he should " delope," or fire in the air. Thereupon he was told that his adversary's in- ..."

4. A Volume of Records Relating to the Early History of Boston by Boston (Mass.). Registry Dept (1903)
"... Robert Bobbins & Mary Dorby July 12,1757 Int. reads I Margaret] Patrick Larkin & Ann delope May 19, 1757 Int. reads [Robins] [Darby] John ..."

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