from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of displace.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Removed from a particular regiment, but at liberty to serve in some other corps: applied to certain officers in the British service when so transferred by reason of misconduct, or for any other cause.


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