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- 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.
It is said, that Mr. Maccarty afterward asked leave to withdraw his request for a dismission, which was refused; and his dimission was voted.
"to take from Mr.B. the parsonage and let it to the best advantage," — "to request him to ask a dimission,"