disfurnishment
noun see disfurnish

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Disfurnishment — Dis*fur nish*ment, n. The act of disfurnishing, or the state of being disfurnished. Daniel. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disfurnishment — dis·furnishment …   English syllables

  • disfurnishment — noun see disfurnish …   Useful english dictionary

  • disfurnish — disfurnishment, n. /dis ferr nish/, v.t. to deprive of something with which a person or thing is furnished; divest of possessions; strip. [1525 35; < MF desfourniss , s. of desfournir, equiv. to des DIS 1 + fournir to FURNISH] * * * …   Universalium

  • disfurnish — transitive verb Etymology: Middle French desfourniss , stem of desfournir, from des dis + fournir to furnish Date: 1531 to make destitute of possessions ; divest • disfurnishment noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • disfurnish — /dɪsˈfɜnɪʃ/ (say dis fernish) verb (t) to deprive of something with which a person or thing is furnished; strip. –disfurnishment, noun …   Australian English dictionary

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