Decerp De*cerp", v. t. [L. decerpere; de- + carpere to pluck.] To pluck off; to crop; to gather. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

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  • decerp — transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: Latin decerpere, from de from, away + cerpere (from carpere to pluck) more at de , harvest obsolete : pluck, gather …   Useful english dictionary

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