Excommunicating
Excommunicate Ex`com*mu"ni*cate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Excommunicated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Excommunicating}.] 1. To put out of communion; especially, to cut off, or shut out, from communion with the church, by an ecclesiastical sentence. [1913 Webster]

2. To lay under the ban of the church; to interdict. [1913 Webster]

Martin the Fifth . . . was the first that excommunicated the reading of heretical books. --Miltin. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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