dispunge
Disponge Dis*ponge", v. t. [Pref. dis- + sponge.] To sprinkle, as with water from a sponge. [Poetic & Rare] [Written also {dispunge}.] [1913 Webster]

O sovereign mistress of true melancholy, The poisonous damp of night disponge upon me. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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  • Dispunge — Dis*punge , v. t. See {Disponge}. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dispunge — Dis*punge , v. t. [L. dispungere to prick apart, i. e., check off the debts and credits of an account; dis + pungere to prick.] To expunge; to erase. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dispunge — di·spunge …   English syllables

  • dispunge — I. də̇ˈspənj transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: dis (I) + spunge, obsolete variant of sponge archaic : to pour down upon II. transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s …   Useful english dictionary

  • Disponge — Dis*ponge , v. t. [Pref. dis + sponge.] To sprinkle, as with water from a sponge. [Poetic & Rare] [Written also {dispunge}.] [1913 Webster] O sovereign mistress of true melancholy, The poisonous damp of night disponge upon me. Shak. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dispunct — Dis*punct , v. t. [See 1st {Dispunge}.] To expunge. [Obs.] Foxe. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dis|ponge — «dihs PUHNJ», transitive verb, ponged, pong|ing. to let drip as if from a sponge. ╂[variant of dispunge] …   Useful english dictionary

  • disponge — var. form of dispunge …   Useful english dictionary

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