Disfranchising
Disfranchise Dis*fran"chise, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disfranchised}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disfranchising}.] [Cf. {Diffranchise}.] To deprive of a franchise or chartered right; to dispossess of the rights of a citizen, or of a particular privilege, as of voting, holding office, etc. [1913 Webster]

Sir William Fitzwilliam was disfranchised. --Fabyan (1509). [1913 Webster]

He was partially disfranchised so as to be made incapable of taking part in public affairs. --Thirlwall. [1913 Webster]


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