Dispurvey Dis`pur*vey", v. t. [Pref. dis- + purvey: cf. OF. desporveoir, F. d['e]pourvoir.] To disfurnish; to strip. [Obs.] --Heywood. [1913 Webster]

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  • dispurvey — /dis pər vāˈ/ (archaic) transitive verb To deprive of provisions ORIGIN: ↑dis (3) • • • dispurveyˈance noun (Spenser) …   Useful english dictionary

  • dispurveyance — dispurveyˈance noun (Spenser) • • • Main Entry: ↑dispurvey …   Useful english dictionary

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