from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The act or an instance of disavowing; renunciation.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. the act of disclaiming or something disclaimed
- n. a renunciation
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A disavowing or disowning.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of disclaiming; a disavowing; specifically, in Scots law, the act of a vassal disavowing or disclaiming a person as his superior, whether the person so disclaimed be the superior or not.
Medieval Latin disclāmātiō, disclāmātiōn-, from disclāmātus, past participle of disclāmāre, to disclaim, probably from Anglo-Norman desclaimer, disclamer; see disclaim.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)