Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as manumit.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb obsolete To manumit.

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  • verb archaic To manumit. - John Dryden

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Examples

  • But such _rare Parts_ as he had could be no more hid, than the Sun in a serene day, some Gentlemen pitying such rare Endowments should be buried under the rubbish of so mean a Calling, did by their bounty manumise him freely to follow his own ingenious inclinations.

    The Lives of the Most Famous English Poets (1687)

  • But such rare Parts as he had could be no more hid, than the Sun in a serene day, some Gentlemen pitying such rare Endowments should be buried under the rubbish of so mean a Calling, did by their bounty manumise him freely to follow his own ingenious inclinations.

    The Lives of the Most Famous English Poets

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