Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To give up or out; yield.

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

  • transitive verb obsolete To give up or out.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb transitive, obsolete, poetic, Scottish law To give up or yield up.

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Examples

  • Made difficult journey parcar viaheaviest rainstorm... wife grilled, repeat grilled parpolice attempt force her upgive british nationality but she refused despite threat treat infant daughter as persian national prevent child leaving country cumparent.

    Peter Stothard - Times Online - WBLG

  • Made difficult journey parcar viaheaviest rainstorm... wife grilled, repeat grilled parpolice attempt force her upgive british nationality but she refused despite threat treat infant daughter as persian national prevent child leaving country cumparent.

    Journalist spies: David Holden, Basil Bunting et al

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