Demising
Demise De*mise", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Demised}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Demising}.] 1. To transfer or transmit by succession or inheritance; to grant or bestow by will; to bequeath. ``Power to demise my lands.'' --Swift. [1913 Webster]

What honor Canst thou demise to any child of mine? --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To convey; to give. [R.] [1913 Webster]

His soul is at his conception demised to him. --Hammond. [1913 Webster]

3. (Law) To convey, as an estate, by lease; to lease. [1913 Webster]


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