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  • v. To adopt (a person who is his own master).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To adopt (a person who is his own master).

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To adopt by adrogation.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Consequently a man who desires either to adopt or to adrogate a son ought to be older than the latter by the full term of puberty, or eighteen years.

    The Institutes of Justinian

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