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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of deraigning.
  • n. The renunciation of religious or monastic vows.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In old English law, the act of deraigning; proof; justification.
  • n. The act of disordering or disarranging; a turning out of course.
  • n. A renunciation, as of religious or monastic vows.

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