Deraignment
Deraignment De*raign"ment, Derainment De*rain"ment, n. [See {Darraign}.] 1. The act of deraigning. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

2. The renunciation of religious or monastic vows. [Obs.] --Blount. [1913 Webster]


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  • Derainment — Deraignment De*raign ment, Derainment De*rain ment, n. [See {Darraign}.] 1. The act of deraigning. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. The renunciation of religious or monastic vows. [Obs.] Blount. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • deraign — /dəˈreɪn/ (say duh rayn) verb (t) Obsolete to dispose troops for (battle). Also, darraign. {Middle English dereyne(n), from Old French deraisnier render an account of, explain, defend, from de de + raisnier discourse, plead, from raison, from… …   Australian English dictionary

  • deraign — I. də̇ˈrān, dē transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: Middle English dereynen, deraynen, from Old French deraisnier to defend, champion, from de + raisnier to speak, plead, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin rationare, from Latin ration , ratio… …   Useful english dictionary

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