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  1. disheritverb

    To disinherit.

  2. Etymology: From desheriter, from *, from dis- + hereditare.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. To Disheritverb

    To cut off from hereditary succession; to debar from an inheritance.

    Etymology: dis and inherit.

    He tries to restore to their rightful heritage such good old English words as have been long time out of use, almost disherited. Edmund Spenser, Past.

    How they were rank’d shall rest untold by me,
    With nameless nymphs that liv’d in ev’ry tree;
    Nor how the Dryads and the woodland train,
    Disherited, ran howling o’er the plain. John Dryden, Fab.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Disheritverb

    to disinherit; to cut off, or detain, from the possession or enjoyment of an inheritance

  2. Etymology: [F. dshriter; pref. ds- (L. dis-) + hriter to inherit. See Inherit, and cf. Dusheir, Disinherit.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Disherit

    dis-her′it, v.t. (Spens.) to disinherit.—ns. Disher′ison; Disher′itor. [O. Fr. desheriter—L. dis, neg., Late L. hereditāre, to inherit.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of disherit in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of disherit in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2


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