disfrock
transitive verb Date: 1837 defrock

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Disfrock — Dis*frock (d[i^]s*fr[o^]k ), v. t. To unfrock. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disfrock — [dis fräk′] vt. UNFROCK …   English World dictionary

  • disfrock — /dis frok /, v.t. Eccles. to unfrock. [1830 40; DIS 1 + FROCK] * * * …   Universalium

  • disfrock — verb To remove from status as a member of a clergy; to unfrock …   Wiktionary

  • disfrock — v. remove from a position of rank or honor; deprive of the priestly robe …   English contemporary dictionary

  • disfrock — dis·frock …   English syllables

  • disfrock — dis•frock [[t]dɪsˈfrɒk[/t]] v. t. rel unfrock • Etymology: 1830–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • disfrock — /dɪsˈfrɒk/ (say dis frok) verb (t) → unfrock …   Australian English dictionary

  • disfrock — v.tr. unfrock …   Useful english dictionary

  • defrock — verb a) to divest of a frock The defrocked priest may no longer perform rites. b) to formally remove the rights and authority of a member of the clergy. Syn: disfrock, unfrock …   Wiktionary

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