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deraign

transitive verb de·raign \də̇ˈrān, dē-\

Definition of deraign

-ed/-ing/-s

archaic

  1. :  to defend or prove (a claim) or settle (a dispute) especially in personal combat

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Origin and Etymology of deraign

Middle English dereynen, deraynen, from Old French deraisnier to defend, champion, from de- + raisnier to speak, plead, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin rationare, from Latin ration-, ratio reckoning, calculation, reason


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deraign

transitive verb de·raign \"\

Definition of deraign

-ed/-ing/-s

archaic

  1. :  to discharge from a religious order

deraignment

noun, plural

-s

obsolete

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Origin and Etymology of deraign

Middle French desrengier to get out of place, disarrange


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