Forisfamiliating
Forisfamiliate Fo`ris*fa*mil"i*ate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Forisfamiliated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Forisfamiliating}.] [LL. forisfamiliatus, p. p. of forisfamiliater to forisfamiliate; L. foris abroad, without + familia family.] (LAw) Literally, to put out of a family; hence, to portion off, so as to exclude further claim of inheritance; to emancipate (as a with his own consent) from paternal authority. --Blackstone. [1913 Webster]

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  • Forisfamiliate — Fo ris*fa*mil i*ate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Forisfamiliated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Forisfamiliating}.] [LL. forisfamiliatus, p. p. of forisfamiliater to forisfamiliate; L. foris abroad, without + familia family.] (LAw) Literally, to put out of a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Forisfamiliated — Forisfamiliate Fo ris*fa*mil i*ate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Forisfamiliated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Forisfamiliating}.] [LL. forisfamiliatus, p. p. of forisfamiliater to forisfamiliate; L. foris abroad, without + familia family.] (LAw) Literally, to put… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Forisfamiliation — Fo ris*fa*mil i*a tion, n. (Law) The act of forisfamiliating. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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