Impropriated
Impropriate Im*pro"pri*ate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Impropriated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Impropriating}.] [Pref. im- in + L. propriatus, p. p. of propriare to appropriate. See {Appropriate}.] 1. To appropriate to one's self; to assume. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

To impropriate the thanks to himself. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

2. (Eng. Eccl. Law) To place the profits of (ecclesiastical property) in the hands of a layman for care and disbursement. [1913 Webster]


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