Disused
Disuse Dis*use" (?; see {Dis-}), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disused}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disusing}.] 1. To cease to use; to discontinue the practice of. [1913 Webster]

2. To disaccustom; -- with to or from; as, disused to toil. ``Disuse me from . . . pain.'' --Donne. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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