Definition of Disherit

1. v. t. To disinherit; to cut off, or detain, from the possession or enjoyment of an inheritance.



Definition of Disherit

1. Verb. (obsolete) To disinherit. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Disherit

1. to deprive of an inheritance [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Disherit

disheartenments
disheartens
dishearting
dished
dished out
dished up
disheir
disheired
disheiring
disheirs
dishelm
dishelmed
dishelming
dishelms
disherison
disherit (current term)
disheritance
disherited
disheriting
disheritor
disheritors
disherits
dishes
dishes out
dishes up
dishevel
dishevele
disheveled
disheveledly
disheveling

Literary usage of Disherit

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1. The Journal of English and Germanic Philology by Ill.) University of Illinois (Urbana (1918)
"'Them of this land have been turned to evil living,' says the Lord: 'Wherefore I shall disherit them of the honor which I have done them. ..."

2. Manipulus vocabulorum: a rhyming dictionary of the English language by Peter Levens (1867)
"143 39 disherit, v. ... to disherit, or disinherit." —Cotgrave. Dishonest, adj. 92 32 Dishonest, v. ..."

3. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of Exchequer: From by Great Britain Court of Exchequer, Great Britain Court of Exchequer Chamber, Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords (1817)
"... but a release of a right of entry for a forfeiture does not tend to disherit the issue, nor can be assimilated to it in principle. ..."

4. History from Marble by Thomas Dingley, Vincent Brooks (1867)
"143 39 disherit, ». ... to disherit, or disinherit." —Cotgrave. Dishonest, adj. 92 32 Dishonest, v. ..."

5. Manipulus Vocabulorum: A Dictionary of English and Latin Words, Arranged in by Peter Levens, Henry Benjamin Wheatley (1867)
"143 39 disherit, v. ... to disherit, or disinherit." —Cotgrave. Dishonest, adj. 92 32 Dishonest, ». ..."

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