Interdicting
Interdict In`ter*dict", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Interdicted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Interdicting}.] [OE. entrediten to forbid communion, L. interdicere, interdictum. See {Interdict}, n.] [1913 Webster] 1. To forbid; to prohibit or debar; as, to interdict intercourse with foreign nations. [1913 Webster]

Charged not to touch the interdicted tree. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

2. (Eccl.) To lay under an interdict; to cut off from the enjoyment of religious privileges, as a city, a church, an individual. [1913 Webster]

An archbishop may not only excommunicate and interdict his suffragans, but his vicar general may do the same. --Ayliffe. [1913 Webster]


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