Delapsed
Delapse De*lapse", v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Delapsed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Delapsing}.] [L. delapsus, p. p. of delabi to fall down; de- + labi to fall or side.] To pass down by inheritance; to lapse. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

Which Anne derived alone the right, before all other, Of the delapsed crown from Philip. --Drayton. [1913 Webster]


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  • Delapse — De*lapse , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Delapsed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Delapsing}.] [L. delapsus, p. p. of delabi to fall down; de + labi to fall or side.] To pass down by inheritance; to lapse. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Which Anne derived alone the right,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Delapsing — Delapse De*lapse , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Delapsed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Delapsing}.] [L. delapsus, p. p. of delabi to fall down; de + labi to fall or side.] To pass down by inheritance; to lapse. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Which Anne derived alone the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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