Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. permission to depart; a dismissing

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Leave to depart; a dismissing.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Leave to depart.

Etymologies

Latin dimissio. See dimit, and compare dismission. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • It is said, that Mr. Maccarty afterward asked leave to withdraw his request for a dismission, which was refused; and his dimission was voted.

    Collections

  • "to take from Mr.B. the parsonage and let it to the best advantage," — "to request him to ask a dimission,"

    Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society

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