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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.
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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.